New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne

This geothermal source is located in New Zealand’s northern island of AIM-O-Tapu, The name of this pool is romantic one,  the pool with champagne (Champagne Pool). The water source is really like a sparkling wine by abundant emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2). Have a look…… 1. Swimming pool with champagne – A hot spring location in the geothermal region of the North Island of New Zealand’s AIM-O-Tapu.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (1)

2. The source is located – 30 km south-east of Rotorua and about 50 km north-west of Taupo.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (2) 3.

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4. Hot Spring geothermal formed after the eruption about 900 years ago.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (4) 5.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (5) 6. The maximum length of the pool is 65 m, depth is about 62 m.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (6) 7.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (7) 8. Deep geothermal water of the Champagne Pool is heated upto 260 ° C, but temperatures in the source sometime reach to 73-75 ° C, because outside air cool down the water temperature.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (8) 9.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (9) 10.

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11. The pH is 5.5 and remain stable at the same level because of the flow of CO2. New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (11) 12. New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (12) 13. The composition of gases, mainly includes CO2, Nitrogen (N2) to a lesser extent – , methane (CH4), hydrogen (H2), hydrogen sulfide (H2S) and oxygen (O2).New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (13) 14.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (14)

15. Swimming pool water contain high concentrations of compounds semimetals – orpiment (As2S3) and antimony (Sb2S3), which are settled on the bottom, which creates the orange color, you can see in this picture.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (15) 16.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (16) 17. In some studies, a swimming pool with champagne is seen as a potential habitat for viable forms of microorganisms. H2, CO2 or O2 can serve as a nutrient source of energy for the growth of autotrophic methanogenic hydrogen-oxygen, or microorganisms.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (17) 18.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (18) 19. Two new bacteria and archaea of new type was found in the basin of champagne.New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (19)

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21. Bacteria CP.B2, called Venenivibrio stagnispumantis, maintains, relatively high concentration of salts of arsenic and antimony, and also opens a new genus and species in the unit Aquificae.  New Zealand`s Pool With Champagne (21)

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