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Northern Tongariro Group volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 1327 m / 4354 ft
New Zealand, -38.98°S / 175.7°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Northern Tongariro Group volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Northern Tongariro Group volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

A group of Pleistocene andesitic stratovolcanoes lies between Lakes Rotoaira and Taupo and to the west, forming the northern end of the Tongariro volcanic center. The Rotopounamu graben, trending SW from Lake Taupo, cuts Pihanga volcano, and is these of several young cones and craters less than 20,000 years old (Cole et al. 1986).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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