Story: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

White Terrace

White Terrace

White Terrace, on the edge of the Lake Rotomahana, was one of the most spectacular sinter terraces in the world. This photograph was taken before it was destroyed by the 1886 Tarawera eruption.

About this item

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: C.010625
Photograph by Alfred Burton

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Carol Stewart. 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Hot springs and related features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 9-Jul-13
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6491/white-terrace