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Champagne Pool

The largest hot spring in New Zealand measuring 65m diameter and 62m deep, with a surface temperature of 74 degrees Celsius. The bubbles caused by carbon dioxide provide the champagne-like effect in the water. Formed an estimated 700 years ago by a hydrothermal eruption, some of the minerals contained in the water include gold, silver, mercury, sulphur, arsenic, thallium, and antimony.

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Taken on February 13, 2020