Author(s): Jenny Tait
White Island is an accessible island volcano 49 km from the coast of the Bay of Plenty. It carries a Grade A classification of international scientific importance, and is New Zealand's most active volcano. This book features maps that locate the island in the Pacific Rim and chart its size and shape. Geographical detail is provided in fact boxes giving information about the composition of the volcano, the recorded activity and gas emissions. Also featured is a range of photographs, including underwater pictures depicting the marine life in the area.