direction into the air. It has quite an alarming effect in its suddenness, and, before one could count ten, it slowly falls, and all is quite quiescent again !
All the country for many miles round is completely covered with pumice-stone, the pieces varying
in size from a foot across to mere sand. Through and over this a scanty vegetation thrives.
Some miles further down the Waikato are the Huka Falls, a grand shoot of water coming throughSome miles further down the Waikato are the Huka Falls, a grand shoot of water coming through