“…New Zealand had one of its more exciting volcanic weeks in a century — White Island and Tongariro both had eruptions – and yesterday a large pumice raft was spotted north of the island nation.
This pumice raft (see pic) is the product of a submarine volcanic eruption from one of the multiple of seamounts that are part of Kermadec arc north of New Zealand.
Exactly which volcano is the source of the pumice is unclear — early on, it was suggested that Monowai was the source -
- but that seems to be in some question based on the location of the 26,000 square kilometer pumice raft..”
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