#travel #newzealand #historical #rotorua #nature The Pink & White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana, near Rotorua. New Zealand. When Mt. Tarawera erupted on June 10th 1886, the terraces were destroyed. Recently scientists have found some of it remaining under Lake Rotomahana. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_and_White_Terraces

The Pink & White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana, near Rotorua. North Island New Zealand. Tarawera erupted on June the terraces were destroyed. Recently scientists have found some of it remaining under Lake Rotomahana.

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Pink and white terraces, once near Rotorua, New Zealand. Now under a lake created by a volcanic eruption at the end of the century.

Pink and White Terraces

Pink and White Terraces~New Zealand

Wairakei Terraces, Taupo, New Zealand - man made geothermal/silica terraces give us a glimpse as to what the destroyed Pink and White Terraces (8th natural wonder of the world) would have looked like before the Tarawera eruption of 1886. Accompanied by hot pools to soak in, day spa facilities and a developing Maori village, this place is a wee gem that I stumbled across last weekend.

Wairakei Terraces, Taupo, New Zealand - man made geothermal/silica terraces give us a glimpse as to what the destroyed Pink and White Terraces natural wonder of the world) would have looked like before the Tarawera eruption of Accompanied by ho

Before the eruption of Mt Tarawera in 1886, the Pink and White Terraces at Rotomahana were a spectacular tourist attraction. The terraces had natural silica basins where you could bathe. When English novelist Anthony Trollope sampled one of the pools in the early 1870s he wrote, ‘The baths are … like vast open shells, the walls of which are concave, and the lips ornamented in a thousand forms … I have never heard of other bathing like this in the world.’

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The pink and white terraces, Tarawera eruption, near Rotorua New Zealand

Lost to a violent volcanic eruption in the remains of the Pink and White Terraces have been discovered beneath Lake Rotomahana.


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