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Mt Ngāuruhoe erupting, 1974 (1st of 2)

Mt Ngāuruhoe erupting, 1974

Incandescent scoria, photographed at night with time lapse, fountains from Mt Ngāuruhoe’s crater and cascades down the mountain.

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Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, 'Volcanoes - Cone volcanoes and volcanic fields', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8699/mt-ngauruhoe-erupting-1974 (accessed 6 July 2020)

Story by Richard Smith, David J. Lowe and Ian Wright, published 12 Jun 2006