Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Crater Lake, October 1953

Crater Lake, October 1953

Three years after Mt Ruapehu erupted, Crater Lake had risen to approximately its previous level. This panorama shows the swollen lake in Labour weekend 1953, about two months before the Tangiwai disaster in December 1953.

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Photograph by Peter Otway

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Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Ruapehu and the Tangiwai disaster', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6865/crater-lake-october-1953 (accessed 1 December 2023)

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