BAY OF PLENTY REGION Geyserland: A guide to the volcanic and geothermal areas of Rotorua


Authors: Bruce Houghton and Brad Scott Year: 2008 Edition: Second Format: Softcover Series: GSNZ Guidebook Series volume: 13 ISBN: 978-1-877480-0-34

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Volcanologists Bruce Houghton and Brad Scott bring together their experience of the volcanic and geothermal activity in the Rotorua district in this easy read volume. Starting with an introduction to volcanism, this guide describes the large caldera volcanoes that shape the dynamic Rotorua landscape and explain how the geothermal systems work to create fascinating geysers, mud pools, and hot springs of the area. This book takes you on three tours of the volcanic and geothermal highlights of the region. The informative text is supported by route guides, and full-colour helpful diagrams and spectacular photographs.