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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-00408

Lower Tama Lake on Tongariro was formed late in a series of eruptions that began about 10,000 years ago. The eruptions included the emplacement of two lava flows from Upper Tama Lake with a combined volume of 0.2 km3 and a smaller lava flow from Lower Tama Lake. Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).

Lower Tama Lake on Tongariro was formed late in a series of eruptions that began about 10,000 years ago. The eruptions included the emplacement of two lava flows from Upper Tama Lake with a combined volume of 0.2 km3 and a smaller lava flow from Lower Tama Lake.

Photo by Jim Cole (University of Canterbury).

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