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Mount Taranaki, a stratovolcano in New Zealand, from Landsat

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Mount Taranaki, a stratovolcano in New Zealand, from Landsat This photo of the stratovolcano Mount Taranaki was taken about on June 15, 2005. The same precipitation that put snow on the mountains has made the surrounding farmland lush and green. The protected forest land of Egmont National Park makes the oddly geometric circle surrounding the volcano. That circle is about 19 kilometers in diameter.

NASA / USGS / Emily Lakdawalla

Source Landsat image: LT50740872005166HOA01

Copyright holder: Emily Lakdawalla

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about June 15, 2005

 

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