Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00333
Rangitoto, a 6-km-wide island seen here from the NW, is the youngest feature of New Zealand's Auckland Volcanic Field. The volcano erupted at least twice, about 620 and 570 years ago, and is capped by a scoria cone containing a deep crater.
Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).
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Auckland Volcanic Field