Geothermal areas in New Zealand

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New Zealand is a geologically active country with numerous geothermal features, including volcanoes, hot springs, geysers and volcanic lakes. Many of these features are clustered together, and they are particularly abundant throughout the central North Island's Taupo Volcanic Zone. These areas attract scientific interest and tourism, and are also utilised for power generation and by industry and civil engineering.

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Aerial view of Pohutu Geyser erupting
Geyser Flat
Thermal activity on the shore of Lake Rotomahana near the former site of the Pink Terrace
Artist's Palette
Steam vents at Craters of the Moon
Orakei Korako

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