Kōrero: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

White Terrace

White Terrace

White Terrace, on the edge of the Lake Rotomahana, was one of the most spectacular sinter terraces in the world. This photograph was taken before it was buried in the 1886 Tarawera eruption.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: C.010625
Photograph by Alfred Burton

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Hot springs and related features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6491/white-terrace (accessed 27 June 2019)

Story by Carol Stewart, published 12 Jun 2006