Kōrero: Landscapes – overview

Emerald Lakes, Tongariro

Emerald Lakes, Tongariro

The Emerald Lakes fill explosion craters near the summit of Mt Tongariro. Their brilliant colours are partly caused by dissolved minerals, washed down from the thermal area of nearby Red Crater.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10052497
Photograph by Helen Mitchell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - The volcanic region', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12989/emerald-lakes-tongariro (accessed 18 June 2024)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015