White Island is one of the most fascinating and accessible volcanoes on earth carrying with it an A grade level of scientific importance. As New Zealand's only live marine volcano scientists and volcanologists worldwide are attracted by its unique features. The volcano is estimated to be between 100000 and 200000 years old. However the small portion of the island that is visible above sea level has been in its present form for an estimated 16000 years - evidence of a continually changing landscape.
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