Ruapehu (Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)

Mount Ruapehu crater lake, New Zealand

Volcano: Ruapehu (see Ruapehu at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Mount Ruapehu, or just Ruapehu, is an active stratovolcano at the southern end of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand. Ruapehu, the largest active volcano in New Zealand, is the highest point on the North Island and has three major peaks: Tahurangi (2,797 m), Te Heuheu (2,755 m) and Paretetaitonga (2,751 m). The deep, active crater is between the peaks and fills with a crater lake between major eruptions.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Agnes Mazot, a.mazot@gns.cri.nz (Department of Volcanology, GNS Science)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Ruapehu_010120101/1/2010 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016


Bibliographic references for this site

Pérez, Nemesio M., Pedro A. Hernández, German Padilla, Dácil Nolasco, José Barrancos, Gladys Melían,Eleazar Padrón, Samara Dionis, David Calvo, Fátima Rodríguez, Kenji Notsu, Toshiya Mori, Minoru Kusakabe, M. Carmencita Arpa, Paolo Reniva, and Martha Ibarra, 2011,Global CO2 emission from volcanic lakes, Geology, vol.39, n.3, pp. 235-238, DOI: 10.1130/G31586.1


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