Kōrero: Geology – overview

Ignimbrite at Cathedral Cove (1 o 2)

Ignimbrite at Cathedral Cove

Cliffs surrounding Cathedral Cove at Whitianga, Coromandel Peninsula, are made of white massive ignimbrite, a rock produced by explosive volcanic eruptions about eight million years ago.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, 'Geology – overview - New Zealand reborn', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8383/ignimbrite-at-cathedral-cove (accessed 3 February 2023)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006