There she boils! 26 miles off the coast, White Island
is New Zealand's most active volcano
. Noisy Nellie and the huge main crater blast steam and slush hundreds of feet into the air while the extraordinary landscape and remains of the old sulphur factory will have you wondering whether you are visiting mars or down town Beirut. White Island can be dangerous, so it pays to go with an experienced guide.
http://www.charterguide.co.nz/F_area.htmHoward [ Just Imagine ] 18-Jan-2010