Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Ash cloud

Ash cloud

This view of Mt Ruapehu shows the ash cloud formed during the 1945 eruption. Ash was spread over much of the central North Island, and many people suffered eye and throat irritations.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: 708-35mm-F
Photograph by Bruce Valentine Davis

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Ruapehu, 1861–1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6863/ash-cloud (accessed 11 August 2020)

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