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Whakaari / White Island

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Whakaari, also known as White Island, is an active stratovolcano, situated 48 km (30 mi) from the Nor
 

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Whakaari, also known as White Island, is an active stratovolcano, situated 48 km (30 mi) from the North Island of New Zealand in the Bay of Plenty. Whakaari is New Zealand’s most active volcano, and has been built up by continuous eruptions over the past 150,000 years. The island is approximately 2 km (1.2 mi) in diameter and rises to a height of 321 m (1,053 ft) above sea level.
37°31′S 177°11′E

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