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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00398

Tongariro, in the foreground, is a cluster of about a dozen cones and craters dominated by the symmetrical Ngauruhoe cone. Ruapehu, in the background to the south, contains a frequently active crater lake. The two volcanoes have been two of the most frequently active in New Zealand. Photo by New Zealand Geological Survey, 1981.

Tongariro, in the foreground, is a cluster of about a dozen cones and craters dominated by the symmetrical Ngauruhoe cone. Ruapehu, in the background to the south, contains a frequently active crater lake. The two volcanoes have been two of the most frequently active in New Zealand.

Photo by New Zealand Geological Survey, 1981.

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Keywords: stratovolcano


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