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Boat trip to White Island November 2011

Boat trip from Whakatane to White Island (Whakaari) and return 27 November 2011. Saw a good number of gannets, common dolphins, bottlenosed dolphins, false killer whales and pilot whales.
Leaving Whakatane
Leaving Whakatane
leaving Whakatane
leaving Whakatane
Whale Island
Whale Island
White Island, getting closer
White Island, getting closer
White Island and me
White Island and me
Gannets
Gannets
Getting ready to land
Getting ready to land
First boat crew to land
First boat crew to land
The Crater approaches
The Crater approaches
The Pee Jays boat
The Pee Jays boat
Wondering amongst the geothermal activity
Wondering amongst the geothermal activity
Fumarole and me
Fumarole and me
Fumarole and me
Fumarole and me
Sulphur stream deposits
Sulphur stream deposits
Sulphur and fumarole
Sulphur and fumarole
Wandering in the Crater
Wandering in the Crater
Crater walls
Crater walls
Sulphur
Sulphur
Sulphur and fumaroles
Sulphur and fumaroles
Sulphur and fumaroles
Sulphur and fumaroles
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20111126-_MG_9580.jpg
Geothermal activity
Geothermal activity
Colours
Colours
Crater Lake and me
Crater Lake and me
Crater Lake edge
Crater Lake edge
Patterns, dried up Crater Lake
Patterns, dried up Crater Lake
Acidic green water or whatever it is
Acidic green water or whatever it is
Fumaroles
Fumaroles
The way back
The way back
Towards the old factory
Towards the old factory
Mud Pools
Mud Pools
Mud Pools
Mud Pools
Mud Pools
Mud Pools
Towards the Crater
Towards the Crater
Native ice plant, the only vascular plant in the crater, but not in the really hot stuff
Native ice plant, the only vascular plant in the crater, but not in the really hot stuff
Ice plant
Ice plant
Ice plant
Ice plant
The factory
The factory
The factory
The factory
The factory
The factory
Last views of the crater
Last views of the crater
Last views of the crater
Last views of the crater
Barren sides of the Island
Barren sides of the Island
Volkner Rocks
Volkner Rocks
Pohutukawa Forest, White Island
Pohutukawa Forest, White Island
Pilot Whale (I think I have these right)
Pilot Whale (I think I have these right)
Pilot Whale
Pilot Whale
Pilot Whales
Pilot Whales
Not sure about this one
Not sure about this one
Pilot whales
Pilot whales
Pilot whales
Pilot whales
Pilot whales
Pilot whales
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20111126-_MG_9703.jpg
Dolphin
Dolphin
Dolphin
Dolphin