Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Inside White Island crater (2 o 3)

Inside White Island crater

Inside the White Island crater the ground is inhospitable. This photograph shows large areas of steaming ground, and a collapsed crater filled with acid water in the foreground. The tiny figures at top left give an indication of scale.

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Reference: CN033694/14
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Me pēnei te tohu i te 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/6833/inside-white-island-crater (accessed 26 August 2019)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, published 12 Jun 2006