Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Lava blocks (2 o 3)

Lava blocks

Eight seconds after the initial explosion, the ash cloud has expanded. Incandescent lava blocks, some the size of small cars, leave vapour trails in the sky. Some blocks were thrown as far as 2 kilometres from the crater.

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Photograph by Graham Hancox

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Tongariro and Ngāuruhoe', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6854/lava-blocks (accessed 8 December 2019)

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