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🌊👙🍾 Champagne Pool

The Champagne Pool is a remarkable geothermal feature located in the Waiotapu Thermal Wonderland, near Rotorua, in the North Island of New Zealand. It is one of the most popular and visually stunning attractions in the region, drawing in numerous visitors each year. The pool itself is a large, hot spring characterized by its vibrant colors and effervescent appearance, which is reminiscent of a glass of champagne. The name “Champagne Pool” is derived from the constant release of carbon dioxide bubbles that rise to the surface, resembling the effervescence of champagne. The Champagne Pool is renowned for its extraordinary geological features. It measures approximately 65 meters (213 feet) in diameter and reaches a depth of around 62 meters (203 feet). The pool’s striking hues are caused by a combination of minerals and chemicals present in the water, including gold, silver, mercury, and arsenic, which create a mesmerizing blend of vibrant orange, green, and yellow colors. The water temperature of the Champagne Pool is consistently high, hovering around 74°C (165°F). This extreme heat is attributed to the underlying geothermal activity that occurs deep within the Earth’s crust. The surrounding area is dotted with geothermal vents and geysers, contributing to the fascinating and otherworldly ambiance of the site. The Champagne Pool is not only visually captivating but also holds great scientific value. It is considered a rare example of a hot spring with a silica terrace, which forms due to the gradual deposition of silica-rich minerals over an extended period. The silica terrace around the pool’s edge creates a beautiful and delicate rim, adding to the pool’s unique allure #placetosee #stunningbeach #beachparty #beachlovers #topbeach #placetovisit #bestbeach #travel #perfectbeach #localescapes #helloautumn #beachvacation #hotelstaycation
Posted: 21 Sep 2023
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It’s seams amazing 😻
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Impressive !
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