Story: Historic volcanic activity

Volcanoes of Tongariro National Park (1st of 2)

Volcanoes of Tongariro National Park

This southward-looking view of the volcanoes of Tongariro National Park shows the complex of craters, cones and lava flows of Mt Tongariro in the foreground. Mt Ngāuruhoe, the largest and most active cone of the Tongariro group, is in the centre. Ruapehu volcano is in the background.

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Reference: CN005299
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, 'Historic volcanic activity - Tongariro and Ngāuruhoe', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6848/volcanoes-of-tongariro-national-park (accessed 30 March 2017)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, Carol Stewart and Graham Leonard, published 12 Jun 2006