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Gilbert Mair on the pinnacle rock, west end of Mount Tarawera, [ca 18 Nov 1918]

Reference Number: PAColl-4288-02

Gilbert Mair sitting on the pinnacle rock, west end of Mount Tarawera, 100 feet above where water from Lake Rotomahana runs noisily into a large rift. Photograph taken circa 18 November, 1918. Photographer unidentified.

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1 image, related to Gilbert Mair and Tarawera, Mount.

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Crompton-Smith Collection : Views of New Zealand, Reference Number PAColl-4288 (2 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Silver gelatin print, 9 x 6 cm. Vertical imageSingle photograph

Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted

Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures920. Mair, Gilbert(PFP-034657)

Inscriptions: Inscribed - Verso - The surplus waters of Rotomahana Lake rushing into the end of big rift at west end of Tarawera Mountain 100 feet below self sitting on the pinacle [sic] rock. Note the small isolated rock at back of sheltered cliff. This is where the waters pour into the rift and [can?] be heard roaring and gurgling far below. Gilbert Mair 18/11/18

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