Kōrero: Volcanic Plateau places

Rainbow Mountain

Rainbow Mountain

Sunlight and shadow dapple Rainbow Mountain (Maungakakaramea), near Waiotapu. The mountain is named after its vivid rock colours, produced by volcanic processes. The mountain has cooled in recent years, allowing vegetation to return to some of its slopes.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau places - Rotorua to Taupō', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15050/rainbow-mountain (accessed 9 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015