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Bay of Plenty with Whakaari / White Island
WI_nz039a.jpg Whakaari / White Island  |  Panorama of the crater lakeThumbnailsAlichur Pamir  |  Geyser

White Island is the only active marine volcano of New Zealand. It rises approx. 320 m above sea level, but 1600 m above the sea floor. Besides a number of eruptions, this stratovolcano has displayed post-volcanic activities almost continuously since it was discovered by Captain Cook in 1769.

Sunday 15 February 2015 by Martin Mergili in Australia and Oceania / New Zealand | North Island (3249 visits)