Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Mt Wellington..

Mt Wellington

Mt Wellington is the largest scoria cone in Auckland. It's also the second youngest because it had erupted before Rangitoto. Mt Wellington had erupted 9000 years ago. Mt Wellington has a Maori name which is Mangarei mountain of Reipae and English name Mt Wellington.

Mt Wellington has 3 vents in the crater. Mangarei is 135meters high. It was inhabited by Maori.

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