Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers

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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.

p>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 comparatively deeper aquifer, where water temperatures reach 170°C – but at the surface these temperatures are lower, between 64 and 98.5°C.

Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers are included in the following list:

Geysers of Africa
Geysers of Africa

References

  1. T. Scott Bryan, The Geysers of Yellowstone, fourth edition. 2008. Boulder.

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Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers 0.221009, 36.121634 Losaramat Hot Springs and Geysers
Coordinates: 0.2210 N 36.1216 E
Categories: Thermal springs, Geysers
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: (2.5 / 5)
Address: Africa, Kenya, Rift Valley Province, eastern bank of Lake Bogoria

Landmarks of Kenya

Mount Kenya, Kenya
Mount Kenya / , / CC BY-SA 2.0
Kenya has very diverse natural and cultural heritage with some truly unique monuments. Among the highlights of the country should be mentioned remnants of the very first humans, the exciting “islands” of biodiversity – remnants of ancient tropical rainforest on isolated mountain ranges and the old coastal cities and villages,

Geysers

Lake Bogoria, geyser and flamingos
Lake Bogoria, geyser and flamingos / , Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0
Hasty hydrogeologist 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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