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Mount Taranaki
North Island, New Zealand
June 1989
Mount Taranaki is a large volcanic peak on New Zealand's North Island. Two other volcanic peaks appear to the north. With a radius of 5.7 miles (9.6 kilometers), Egmont National Park surrounds the mountain. Fresh snow is plainly visible outside the park, but trees obscure the snow inside the park.
Courtesy National Air and Space Museum
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Satisfies National Science Education Standards: Earth and Space Science: Structure of the earth system; Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Natural hazards, Populations, resources, and environments
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