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April 19, 2011

Lost Wonder of the World: Pink and White Travertine Terraces

Pink terraces, near Rotorua, New Zealand. Painting of the terraces done prior to 1886. Image taken from here. Last week’s geology word of the week was travertine. In response to the word of the week, a blog reader named Michael sent me a link to a wikipedia article about the spectacular– but lost– pink and white travertine terraces in New Zealand. I had never heard of these terraces before, but …

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