Rangitoto Island, New Zealand

Rangitoto, NZ

Rangitoto, NZ

Rangitoto, New Zealand is the youngest and largest volcano in the Auckland Volcanic Field. With a final eruption at least 600 years ago, the volcanic island is slowly weathering into soil. The rate of weathering is increased both by rainfall-watered plants and from human usage.

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