Mount Ruapehu

active stratovolcano in central North Island, New Zealand

Mount Ruapehu is an active volcano on North Island, New Zealand.[1] It is located in Taupo, New Zealand. It last erupted in September 2007.[1]

Mount Ruapehu


In 1948, an airplane crashed into the volcano. All the people in the airplane died.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 New Zealand Department of Conservation. "Crater Lake". Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  2. Christchurch City Libraries, New Zealand Disasters, "Aircraft Accident: Lockheed Electra ZK-AGK Kaka"; rtrieved 2012-6-15.