Kōrero: Life in hot springs

Hot spring with cyanobacteria

A clear spring escapes from a vent on the Rainbow Fault at Ōrākei Kōrako. There are grey sinter deposits in the splash zone. Orange cyanobacteria grow where water temperature is reduced to about 60°C, changing to a green variety in lower temperatures downstream. This video was made in March 2004.

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Video by E. F. Lloyd

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Bruce Mountain, 'Life in hot springs - Thermophiles', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/6457/hot-spring-with-cyanobacteria (accessed 29 May 2020)

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