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TitleMud pools of Te Whakarewarewatangaoteopetauaawahiao Geothermal Valley, (New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute), Rotorua, New Zealand
DescriptionNauanu mud pool consists of white kaolin and silca resulting from steam and acid gases decomposing the ground. Sulfur compounds color the pool in varying shades of gray and may occasionally form black oily slicks on the surface.
LocationNew Zealand ▹ North Island ▹ Rotorua. Near Hamilton. New Zealand Maori Arts and Crafts Institute.
PhotographerJoseph Hartman Jr.. 1998.
CollectionJoseph Hartman.
Key wordsgeothermal energy, mud pool, New Zealand
Tech details165 KB. Outcrop. Scanned from print in TIFF format.
GeoDIL number1873