Guest Video: Fly Geyser


As a rule, things get ugly when when drillers goof up. Fly Geyser in Nevada is the exception.

A geothermal test well on private property wasn’t capped off properly in 1964 and hot water percolated up to the surface, dissolving a lot of calcium carbonate along the way. The result is beautiful.

Those colors on the travertine walls aren’t minerals. They are extremophiles thriving in this very tough environment.

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