Story: Historic volcanic activity

Tongariro’s Te Maari crater (2nd of 2)

Tongariro’s Te Maari crater

Ash clouds rise from the upper crater of Te Maari. The view is from the south-west, on the track from Ketetahi to Central Crater. The date of this photograph is uncertain, but it was probably taken in the 1890s.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Patrick Marshall Collection
Reference: LS.004557

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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/6849/tongariros-te-maari-crater (accessed 28 March 2017)

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