world is beautiful . net
world is beautiful . net

Mount Tongariro photograph by David Ruddock New-Zealand

Mount Tongariro
a beautiful photograph by

David Ruddock

Country : New-Zealand
Area : Mount Tongariro

Canon EOS 80D, EF-S10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM, ƒ/7.1, 20.0 mm, 1/400, ISO 200.

License and usage policy

All photographs hosted on servers are copyright by the original authors of that content. It is licensed only for personal use on computers, cellular phones, and other personal electronic devices. All other uses (whether or not for profit) including redistribution (with or without modification of the original work) is strictly prohibited by law without additional written permission by the copyright holder.

Mount Tongariro

Mount Tongariro (/ˈtɒŋɡəˌrɛ.r/; Māori pronunciation: [tɔŋaɾiɾɔ]) is a compound volcano in the Taupo Volcanic Zone of the North Island of New Zealand. It is located 20 kilometres (12 mi) to the southwest of Lake Taupo, and is the northernmost of the three active volcanoes that dominate the landscape of the central North Island.

Mount Tongariro is part of the Tongariro volcanic centre, which consists of four massifs made of andesite: Tongariro, Kakaramea, Pihanga, and Ruapehu.[4] The andesitic eruptions formed Tongariro, a steep stratovolcano, reaching a height of 1,978 metres (6,490 ft). Tongariro is composed of layers of both lava and tephra and first erupted 275,000 years ago.[2]