Bruce W. Hayward

Volcanoes of Auckland Book

$59.90 NZD

'Volcanoes of Auckland' is a handy field guide to the fiery natural world that so deeply shapes New Zealand's largest city - from Rangitoto to One Tree Hill, Lake Pupuke to Orakei Basin. Auckland University Press has published this flexi-bound soft covered book with aerial photography by Alastair Jamieson.

The guide features:

  • an illustrated guide to each of Auckland's 53 volcanoes (including 3 new discoveries)
  • a quick reference map in the front cover showing the entire volcanic field
  • an accessible introduction to the science of eruptions, including dating and the next eruption
  • a history of Maori and Pakeha uses of the volcanoes
  • aerial photography, maps and historic photographs - over 400 illustrations
  • information on where to go and what to do
  • 326 pages - 175 x 235 mm

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