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New Zealand volcano erupts and shoots steam 1.24 miles into air

New Zealand is not a big country, and so it is that the volcano eruption that occurred off its coast Monday was of the smaller variety. Though it did manage to spit 2km. (1.24 miles) of steam into the air, it did little else. Or nothing else.
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White Island Lava Dome Episode Over - Alert to level 1

GNS Science Volcanologists today lowered the Volcanic Alert Level for White Island to level 1 and the Aviation Colour Code to Yellow. This reflects the end of the current period of eruption which involved the growth of a small lava dome in the crater.
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Whakaari/White Island is an active andesite stratovolcano, situated 48 km from the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand, in the Bay of Plenty. The nearest mainland towns are Whakatane and Tauranga.
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Latitude: 3731'18.12"S, Longitude: 17710'58.81"E

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