The Phantom Canoe: A Legend of Lake Tarawera

Illustration

Kim Martins
by Google Cultural Institute
published on 03 November 2022

An 1888 painting by Kenneth Watkins (1847-1933) of the 'phantom canoe' seen on Lake Tarawera, New Zealand on May 31, 1886, eleven days before the eruption of Mount Tarawera in June 1886. To the local Maori population, the sighting was an omen of disaster.

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Institute, G. C. (2022, November 03). The Phantom Canoe: A Legend of Lake Tarawera. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16643/the-phantom-canoe-a-legend-of-lake-tarawera/

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Institute, Google Cultural. "The Phantom Canoe: A Legend of Lake Tarawera." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 03 Nov 2022. Web. 27 Nov 2022.

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