Borax Lake

Borax Lake
Borax Lake. / QDM, Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0
Thermal lake which is fed by hot springs. The temperature of the lake surface is between 16 and 38 degrees C and also higher. Lake water contains much borax, arsenic, and lead. Nevertheless, here lives a unique fish – Borax Lake chub (Gila boraxobius).

Location, GPS coordinates: 42.32743 N 118.60306 W
Categories: Lakes and streams, Animal colonies, Thermal springs
Values: Biology, Geology
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Oregon, Harney County, to the south from Alvord Desert

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