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Geothermal areas in New Zealand facts for kids

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Located in a geologically active region, New Zealand has numerous geothermal features, including volcanoes, hot springs, geysers and volcanic lakes. Many of these features cluster together geographically, notably throughout the central North Island's Taupo Volcanic Zone. These areas attract scientific interest and tourism; power generators, industry and civil engineering also utilise them.

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Aerial view of Pohutu Geyser erupting
Geyser Flat
Pohutu Geyser
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Thermal activity on the shore of Lake Rotomahana near the former site of the Pink Terrace
Lady Knox Geyser
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Steam vents at Craters of the Moon
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