The North Island of New Zealand has three mountains over 2,000 meters of which all three are volcanoes.
- Mt Ruapehu (2,797 metres)
- Mt Taranaki or Mt Egmont (2,518 metres)
- Mt Ngāuruhoe (2,287 metres)
Because of it’s resemblance to Mount Fuji, Mt Taranaki was used as the backdrop for the film, The Last Samurai.
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