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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01610

A New Zealand Geological Survey volcanologist on the crater floor of White Island (also called Whakaari) volcano observes an ash plume on 9 February 1989. This was one of many small-to-moderate explosive eruptions that took place between 1986 and 1994. Photo by Ian Nairn, 1989 (Geological Survey of New Zealand).

A New Zealand Geological Survey volcanologist on the crater floor of White Island (also called Whakaari) volcano observes an ash plume on 9 February 1989. This was one of many small-to-moderate explosive eruptions that took place between 1986 and 1994.

Photo by Ian Nairn, 1989 (Geological Survey of New Zealand).

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Whakaari/White Island