Kōrero: Hauraki–Coromandel region

Coast at Hahei

Coast at Hahei

The volcanic rocks along the eastern coast of the Coromandel Peninsula mostly comprise volcanic material that erupted from massive calderas (large, deep craters) around eight million years ago, forming sheets of ignimbrite and rhyolitic domes.

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel region - Geology and landscape', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/30359/coast-at-hahei (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Paul Monin, updated 1 Apr 2016