Science Focus – Geology

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Ever wondered what different types of volcanoes there are?

Did you know that when Mt Tarawera erupted on 10 June 1886 it destroyed the Pink and White Terraces and three villages, including Te Wairoa, and claimed the lives of perhaps 120 people?

Do you know what epicenter, focus and seismology means?

Ever wondered what tectonics mean?

Did you know that the earths crust is made up of many plates that are constantly moving underneath us?

Check out the Geography page on Kiwi Kids Science to find out more ……


3 Responses

  1. That is amazing. What are the Pink and White Terraces and where are they? I think I have heard of them but I can’t remember where.

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