Story: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

Springs of Mother Earth (2nd of 2)

Springs of Mother Earth

Coloured, mineralised sinter, including cyanobacteria, surrounds one of the Springs of Mother Earth at Waimangu.

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Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Hot springs and related features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2024)

Story by Carol Stewart, published 12 Jun 2006