Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Ruapehu Crater Lake after the 1953 lahar (2 o 2)

Ruapehu Crater Lake after the 1953 lahar

A few days after the volcanic debris around Crater Lake collapsed, releasing a torrent of water and rubble, the level of the lake dropped, exposing a mudflat on the far side. The chasm in the foreground has been gouged out, washing away all the snow and exposing bare rock.

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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/6875/ruapehu-crater-lake-after-the-1953-lahar (accessed 26 July 2024)

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