Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00334
The caldera wall seen here is the N and E portion of the youngest Mayor Island caldera that formed about 6,300 years ago. The 2.2 x 2.5 km caldera floor is covered by young lava flows, the latest of which may have been erupted only about 500-1,000 years ago.
Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).
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