Whale Island Volcano | John Seach


Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

37.858 S, 176.98  E
summit elevation 348 m
Complex volcano

Whale Island is located 11 km offshore from Whakatane in the Bay of Plenty. Fumaroles, hot springs, and steaming ground are located on the island.

Further reading
Burt, R.M., Cole, J.W. and Vroon, P.Z., 1996. Volcanic geology and geochemistry of Motuhora (Whale Island), Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics39(4), pp.565-580.

Ramsay, W.R.H. and Hayward, B.W., 1971. Geology of Whale Island (Motuhora). Tane17, pp.9-32.

Whale Island Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions 9000 years ago.