Mount Ruapehu

Category: Outdoor Scenes

 

Photo and caption by Mark Watson

Mount Ruapehu, an active volcano, is the highest mountain in New Zealand's North Island. I shot this image in the cold of a winter dawn from its neighbouring peak, Mt Ngauruhoe after spending a night waiting out a storm in my tent on the summit. These peaks are two of a trio of volcanoes that dominate the central high country of the island.

Location: Tongariro National Park, New Zealand

 

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