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Pink and White Terraces, Lake Rotomahana, New Zealand, natural wonder, natural wonders, eighth natural wonder of the world, nature, environment, cartography, volcano, volcanic eruption, Mount Tarawera

During the mid-1800’s, visitors from around the planet came to view the Pink and White Terraces, pools cascading down into Lake Rotomahana. But in 1886, nearby Mount Tarawera erupted, releasing around as much energy as the biggest nuclear weapon ever detonated. Research hinted the terraces were either destroyed or pushed down into the depths of the lake.

131 years ago, the eighth natural wonder of the world was thought to be lost in a volcanic eruption. The exact fate of the Pink and White Terraces at Lake Rotomahana in New Zealand was unknown, but now two researchers think the terraces may actually have survived, and could even be excavated to dazzle the world once again…

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Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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