Volcano, starring in The Lord of the Rings, began erupting

Tongariro volcanic eruption in New Zealand, which "involved" in the shooting of the famous trilogy "The Lord of the Rings", occurred on Wednesday for the second time in four months, the agency Xinhua.

Tongariro is situated in the central part of the North Island, in the eponymous National Park, where ten years ago, were on location of "The Lord of the Rings." The shooting took place, including in the area of young volcano Ngauruhoe included in the Tongariro volcanic complex (in the film appeared as Mount Orodruin, which was to melt the "One Ring").

As the result of a five-minute eruption, which occurred in 13.25 local time (04.25 MSK), into the sky to a height of about three kilometers up a column of ash that caused the cancellation of at least two flights.

According to local authorities, no one in the eruption of Tongariro, which is due to take part in "The Lord of the Rings" is a popular tourist destination, was not injured. Last time the volcano awoke in August, which was his first eruption in 115 years.

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