Story: Volcanic Plateau places

Waimangu geyser (2nd of 2)

Waimangu geyser

From 1900 to 1904, the Waimangu geyser was the most spectacular phenomenon in the thermal districts, and a ‘must see’ for travellers. These women are watching the geyser erupt, around 1903–04.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Lake Tarawera district', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15044/waimangu-geyser (accessed 17 October 2021)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015