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Champagne Pool Waiotapu

Champagne Pool photo
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Champagne Pool is located in the Waiotapu Thermal Reserve, which is New Zealand's most colourful thermal area. The pool is 60m in diameter and 60m deep and its temperature is 74°C. The pool was formed 900 years ago by a hydrothermal eruption. Minerals contained in the water include gold, silver, mercury, sulphur, arsenic etc.


  

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Author & photographer: David Johnson (Virtual Oceania)


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