Top Ten Geysers

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6. The Lady Knox Geyser

The Lady Knox Geyser

This geyser can be seen in Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand. The geyser is made to erupt daily at 10:15am by dropping soap into the opening of the vent. Jets of water rise up to 20 m during eruptions which last for over an hour!

 

7. The Waimangu Geyser

The Waimangu Geyser

This geyser is situated near Rotorua in New Zealand. It was once very powerful and active between 1900 and 1904. It became extinct after a landslide in November 1904. It is believed to have reached up to 1,500 ft in height during an eruption.

 

8. Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs

Located South of Reno in Western Nevada, USA is a small volcanic field of Rhyolitic lava domes and flows.  Here you can find intense geothermal activity including hot springs, and fumaroles. Though there were many geysers in the area previously, owing to geothermal drilling they do not erupt often nowadays.

 

9. Strokkur

Strokkur

This is a geyser in the geothermic region near the Hvítá River in Iceland. It is a famous geyser of Iceland and is known to erupt regularly every 4-8 minutes generally.

 

10. The Black Rock Desert

The Black Rock Desert

This is a dry lake bed in northwestern Nevada. The United States Black Rock houses multiple hot springs which attract tourists. However the springs have proven hazardous in the past as there have been many casualties and lawsuits as a result of it.

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