Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Footprint in Rangitoto ash (3 o 3)

Footprint in Rangitoto ash

This human footprint was found in ash from Rangitoto, which erupted about 1400 CE. The footprint was covered in ash from later eruptions, and uncovered during archaeological excavations on Motutapu Island, adjacent to Rangitoto.

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Photograph by Reg Nichol

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Eruptions in early history', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6829/footprint-in-rangitoto-ash (accessed 26 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006