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Whakaari / White Island

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"White Island, or Whakaari, is an active andesite stratovolcano on the North Island. This is actually New Zealand’s most active volcano cone, attracting volcanologists and sightseers from all over the world."
"Not for the faint of heart, Whakaari is NZ's most active cone volcano and has been active for the last 300 years at least. Make sure to check the volcanic activity of the island before visiting! "

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