List of described springs

List of described springs

Here are listed springs described in this website.

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NoNameCountry, regionTypeAverage discharge, l/sRank
2 Silver Springs United States, Floridaartesian, karst23 0004
106 Sistema Zacatón Mexico, Tamaulipasthermal, karst?1
108 El Nacimiento spring, Sistema Zacatón Mexico, Tamaulipasthermal, karst~ 5007
111 Cenote Azufrosa and La Cristalina, Sistema Zacatón Mexico, Tamaulipasthermal, karst?8
123 Caverna Travertina, Sistema Zacatón Mexico, Tamaulipasthermal, karst?7
166 Salinas Salt Springs Philippinesartesian, mineral, tufa formations?6
180 Hosnies Spring mangroves Australia, Christmas Islandseepage?5
181 The Dales of Christmas Island Australia, Christmas Islandseepage?7
182 Hugh's Dale Waterfall Australia, Christmas Islandkarst, waterfall, spring terraces?8
216 Cisolok Geysers and Hot Springs Indonesia, West JavaGeysers> 355
217 Dallol salt springs and geysers Ethiopia, AfarGeysers, salt springs, spring terraces?2
218 Soborom geothermal field and Yerike hot spring Chad, Tibestihot, solfataras?6
219 Allalobed geysers and hot springs Ethiopia, Afarhot, geysers?5
220 Geyser of Edo Laki Island, Langano Lake Ethiopia, Oromiyahot, geysers?8
221 Lake Abaya Hot Springs (Chokore Hot Springs) Ethiopia, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Regionhot, geysers?8
222 Buranga Hot Springs Uganda, Western Regionhot6 - 155
223 Logipi Geyser Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot?7
224 North Island Geyser, Lake Turkana Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot?8
225 Soro Hot Springs, Ol Kokwe Island Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot?7
226 Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot, geysers?6
227 Koibobei Hot Springs and Geysers Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot, geysers?5
228 Chemurkeu Hot Springs, Lake Bogoria Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot, geysers?6
229 Loburu Geysers and Hot Springs, Lake Bogoria Kenya, Rift Valley Provincehot, geysers?3
230 Analavory Geysers Madagascar, Itasy Regionthermal, travertine terraces, cold water geyser?6
232 Haukadalur geothermal area Iceland, Suðurlandhot, geysers101
233 Geysir Iceland, Suðurlandhot, geysers?4
234 Strokkur Iceland, Suðurlandhot, geysers?3
235 Óþerrishola (Otherrishola) Iceland, Suðurlandhot, geysers?6
237 Wakulla Spring United States, Floridaartesian, karst11 0004
238 Sally Ward Spring United States, Floridakarst window1256
240 Indian Spring, Wakulla United States, Floridakarst window177
240 St. Marks River Rise United States, Floridariver rise14 7007
245 Gunnuhver geothermal area Iceland, Suðurnesfumaroles, mud pools0 ?7
245 Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (Vaucluse Spring) France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azurartesian, karst22 0002
256 Savusavu Hot springs Fiji, Northernthermal, karst?6
318 Mount Recheshnoi Geyser field, Umnak United States, Alaskageysers, fountains?5
336 Krýsuvík - Seltún geothermal area Iceland, Suðurneshot, solfataras, fumaroles, mud pools?6
342 Dunn's River Falls Jamaica, Saint Annwaterfall, spring terraces?4
463 Blood Falls Antarctica, Victoria Landsubglacial, mineral?4
499 North-Western solfatara field of Shiashkotan Russia, Sakhalin Oblastgeyser-like springs?5
503 Syri i Kalter (Blue Eye) Albania, Vlorëartesian, karst6 0003
504 NW Eifuku Champagne Vent Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Islandswhite chimneys?5
512 Bisi Falls (Wasi falls) Papua New Guinea, Southern Highlandskarst?3
515 Blakitnaja Krynica (Blue Well) Belarus, Magileu Regionartesian605
520 Rabbitkettle Tufa Mounds Canada, Northwest Territoriesthermal, travertine terraces, tufa formations?3
521 Hammam Meskhoutine (Hammam Meskoutine) springs Algeria, Guelmathermal, travertine terraces, tufa formations16503
523 Onneto Hot Falls and springs (Yuno-taki waterfall) Japan, Hokkaidōthermal, mineral?4
555 Huanglong Valley China, Sichuanthermal96.11


Florida: Silver Springs

Silver Springs, Florida in 1901
Silver Springs, Florida in 1901. / From "Florida and Nassau in Sunlight Pictures"

Florida has some of the most powerful springs in the world and one of the most powerful springs with a single main mouth are Silver Springs near Ocala, a well known natural monument that has been developed as a resort. It is possible that this is the most powerful spring in the world. It was the top attraction in Florida before Disneyland.

Ethiopia: Dallol salt springs and geysers

Dallol salt springs, Ethiopia
Dallol salt springs / Rolf Cosar, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY 3.0

One of the most unusual places on Earth is Dallol Volcano. It is dubbed to be the most colourful place on Earth and the hottest place in the world. This is the only volcano in the world below the sea level and without water over it. This place has got the only geysers of salt and acid in the world - and lots of them!

France: Fontaine-de-Vaucluse (Vaucluse Spring)

Fontaine de Vaucluse, France
Fontaine de Vaucluse, very high water level / / CC BY-SA 2.0

The largest spring in France and one of the most powerful springs in the world is Fontaine-de-Vaucluse. This outstanding monument of nature is also a site of legends and ancient shrine.