Are mineral springs in the United States doomed to extinction?
There are few places providing mineral springs water in the Southern United States.
However, when looking at the history, you will notice some places fell into a decline due to advance in medical technology and diversified leisures.
Visit the last hot spring in the state of Tennessee.
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What is the relationship between hot springs and earthquakes?
You may easily imagine that in case of volcanic earthquakes, the magma heats the groundwater.
However, in case of earthquakes caused by a slip of a fault, do they have any relevance?
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Do you know what a lava tube is?
Sometimes a lava flow creates caves.
In case of low-viscosity magma, being exposed to the air, the external side becomes hard and the central portion flows outwardly.
Inside the cavity made though the process, hot springs are gushing.
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What do you imagine the future?
Science and technology has been developed greatly, but still the frontier seems to exist around the space exploration.
The world’s first purpose-built commercial spaceport is located near the spa town, Truth or Consequences.
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Where do you think is the most popular hot spring in the Big Island?
Ahalanui Park is introduced through a variety of media.
The place is suitable for all ages due to the safety and cleanliness.
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What is so dangerous?
Every year the trail to the hot spring is closed from May 15 through October 1.
The penalty up to $5,000 and 6 months in jail will be imposed on violators.
Nevertheless, you have to be grateful to be alive.
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Who do you think is the indigenous people of the USA?
Of course, they are American Indians, but it may be a little shortsighted.
In the mountains of New Mexico, there remain cliff dwellings of their ancestors.
Around them, hot springs are gushing even today.
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Do you know the word, acculturation?
Acculturation is the process of social, psychological, and cultural change that stems from blending between cultures.
A spa city near Los Angeles, Lake Elsinore has several hot spring facilities mainly maintained by Korean community.
I believe this place has a major role in acculturation among American people.
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Do you know hot springs in wilderness?
These are hot springs with free-flowing water and at the same time, there are no commercial facilities.
Accordingly, almost all hot springs in wilderness are open-air baths, and the difference is that no one maintains the places.
Normally such places are in a secluded area, but there is an exception.
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Do you know a hot spring cure?
A hot spring cure is to stay at a hot spring inn at least for a week and to have disease treatment through the soak.
For the purpose, different from hotels for holidaymaking or recovery from exhaustion, such inn should be cheaper and with the most basic amenity.
The hot spring inn in the United States was full of primary colors.
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