National Geographic : 1936 Feb
© National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph byW. Robert Moore WITH FUJILIKE GRACE MOUNT EGMONT STANDS SENTINEL OVER THE RICH FARM LANDS OFTARANAKI PROVINCE This burnt-out volcano of North Island, New Zealand, which resembles the sacred peak of Japan, iscrowned with snow inwinter months. During the Maori wars of 1860 the region was one of the natives' chief strongholds against the colonists, and themountain was used asasymbol ontheir flag. Today the well-watered countryside is among the Dominion's richest pastoral and agricultural districts.