Kōrero: Geology – overview

Ignimbrite at Cathedral Cove (2 o 2)

Ignimbrite at Cathedral Cove

This close-up of the ignimbrite at Cathedral Cove shows that it is made of angular blocks of pumice in a fine-grained matrix of rhyolitic volcanic ash. The coin gives an idea of scale.

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Photograph by Simon Nathan

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, 'Geology – overview - New Zealand reborn', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8384/ignimbrite-at-cathedral-cove (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney and Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006