natesmountain (natesmountain) wrote,
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The eruption

On our way home... Mt Ruapehu from the Desert Road today. You can see the grey mess of Tuesday's eruption in the centre top. One poor climber, asleep in a hut showered with rocks, has lost a leg because of it.
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Here is a close up (thank you, zoom lens)
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And from another angle (sorry about the hated power lines in this one) - you can see the damage from one of the lahars, I think
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Amazing, huh, that we could just drive past (admittedly in the distance) and assume/hope nothing else is gonna happen.
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