Kōrero: Life in hot springs

Sinter, Opaheke

Sinter, Opaheke

The unusual shapes on this sinter, growing at Opaheke, are created by rapidly flowing thermal water and the presence of thermophilic bacteria.

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GNS Science, Extremophile photo collection
Reference: DSCO_2024
Photograph by Duncan Graham

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bruce Mountain, 'Life in hot springs - Sinter', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6467/sinter-opaheke (accessed 5 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Bruce Mountain, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006