Kōrero: Historic volcanic activity

Explosive Ruapehu (1 o 2)

Explosive Ruapehu

Although increased seismic activity and small hydrothermal eruptions in the crater had been observed in mid 1995, Ruapehu exploded spectacularly on 23 September 1995. This was the first time that members of the public became aware that an eruption was underway.

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Photograph by Dougall Gordon

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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/6878/explosive-ruapehu (accessed 2 June 2023)

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