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Mount Ruapehu

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Mount Ruapehu

Mount Ruapehu is an active volcano on North Island, New Zealand. It is the highest mountain in North Island with a height of 2,797 metres (9,177 ft).[1] It is located in Taupo, New Zealand. It last erupted in September 2007.[1]

History[change | change source]

In 1948, an airplane crashed into the volcano. All the people in the airplane died.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 New Zealand Department of Conservation. "Crater Lake". Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  2. Christchurch City Libraries, New Zealand Disasters, "Aircraft Accident: Lockheed Electra ZK-AGK Kaka"; rtrieved 2012-6-15.