Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers
There are several groups of hot springs around Lake Bogoria and Losaramat springs are one of them. Overall description of Lake Bogoria hot spriings and geysers is given at the description of Loburu Springs and Geysers.
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Losaramat geothermal area has 17 hot springs with 3 geysers among them. Each of the geysers is some 0.7 m high. These springs are fed by a comparatively deeper aquifer, where water temperatures reach 170°C – but at the surface, these temperatures are lower, between 64 and 98.5°C.
- T. Scott Bryan, The Geysers of Yellowstone, fourth edition. 2008. Boulder.
Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers are included in the following article:
Hasty hydrogeologista would say: geysers are thermodynamically and hydrodynamically unstable hot springs. “Normal” people would say – geysers are hot springs which at more or less regular intervals shoot up a fountain of boiling water and steam. Sometimes these fountains are even 100 m tall… or even 450 m!
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