Geyser

Geyser

A geyser is a spring characterized by intermittent discharge of water and steam.

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geyser, thermal water, eruption, magma chamber, ejected water, geyser cone, conduit, volcanic activity, volcano, post-volcanic activity, nature, geography

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Geyser

Post-volcanic activity; a spring characterized by intermittent discharge of water. Water is collected in an underground reservoir (and in fractures connected to that), where it is heated from under by the heat of a magma chamber, then it erupts like a fountain.

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