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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00402

A roadcut along the desert road between Waiouru and Turangi exposes some of the tephra layers erupted from the Tongariro volcanic complex during its early stage of development. Ngauruhoe is the visible cone in the background. Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).

A roadcut along the desert road between Waiouru and Turangi exposes some of the tephra layers erupted from the Tongariro volcanic complex during its early stage of development. Ngauruhoe is the visible cone in the background.

Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).

Keywords: stratovolcano | outcrop | stratigraphy | tephra


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