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This picture shows you a magnificent sunset on Mt Taranaki. The mount is also known as Mount Egmont. The mount is a dormant volcano. Captain James Cook gave it the name of mount egmont after John Perceval second Earl of Egmont. He also promoted the first voyage of James Cook. The Mount Taranaki is surrounded of a National Park known as the Egmont National Park; it is also the second national park of New Zealand. The mount is located in the region of Taraki which is a beautiful region to spend a nice holiday. In 1755 there was an ash eruption from the mount which was one of the most recent volcanic activities. The movie of The Last Samurai with Tom cruise used the Mount Taranaki as backdrop as it has a resemblance to the Mount Fuji.



Sunset on Mt Mount Taranaki




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