Facts stranger than fiction..4

Facts stranger than fiction..4


Name :

Fly Geyser(Fly Ranch Geyser, Ward’s Hot Springs)

Location : 
Fly Ranch, Washoe County, Nevada, United States
Built in:

Year 1964

Intresting facts :

  • Fly Ranch is home to dozens of naturally occurring hot springs, some can reach a surface temperature of up to 219 degrees Fahrenheit and 286 degrees F below the surface.
  • The Fly Geyser is not a naturally occurring hot spring; it is an artesian well, a well drilled in 1964 for geothermal energy. 
  • The different colors of Fly Geyser result from different minerals deposits. Sulphur creates the mustard yellow color, iron creates the red and the green color is from algae.

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