Friday, June 25, 2010
An information report about Maungakiekie
Maungakiekie is the maori name for One Tree Hill. One Tree Hill is the largest volcano in the Auckland field. This Mountain is a porminent landmark which means it is important to New Zealanders.
Maungakiekie was formed about 40, 000 to 50, 000 years ago. One Tree Hill has beautiful grassy slopes and gardens. This Mountain had a pine tree at the top near the tower but it got chopped down about ten years ago. When your on the top of One Tree Hill you get a 360-degree view of Auckland city.
One Tree Hill is situated with in Cornwall Park. The surrounding suburbs are Onehunga, Greenlane and Epsom. To get to the top of the summit you can walk, run, bike or drive up.
Maungakiekie is such a large volcano that it has 3 craters. It is unlikely to erupt again instead an eruption will take place in another location.