Mount Egmont / Mount Taranaki on New Zealand\s North Island. (It has two names, the second is the traditional Maori one.)

You can easily see the boundary between the protected forest area and the surrounding agricultural land. The mountain's a volcano, though it hasn't erupted for over 150 years. When the peak is covered by clouds and mist, Maori myths say that Taranaki weeps for Pihanga his lost love. The image acquired by Korea's Kompsat-2 satellite.


Last edited by Mona - Astronomy; 04/17/17 10:52 AM.

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