Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Swimming in Crater Lake

Swimming in Crater Lake

There was little volcanic activity in Ruapehu’s Crater Lake in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and it became regarded as a tourist attraction. Melting snow and summer rain filled the lake, which was heated by steam. Renewed volcanic activity after 1965 made the lake more acid, and more unpredictable.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAQT6401, A68557

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Ruapehu since 1945', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6876/swimming-in-crater-lake (accessed 9 December 2021)

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