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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Do you associate hot springs with winter season?
Hot water can be a welcome gift in cold weather.
Sometimes hot springs means the difference between life and death, enduring the freezing temperature.
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Where did life begin on the ancient earth?
The ocean has been thought to be the origin, and scientists explained that hydrothermal vents in the deep water had the necessary energy and elements for life to begin.
Nowadays, a new theory is advocated.
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Where do you think is the safest place to see lava flows?
It is Kilauea volcano in Hawaii.
Around the mountain, hot springs are gushing.
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Is what you think the common rule truly widely accepted?
Albert Einstein said:
“Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.”
A pubic bathhouse in California reminded me of the word of wisdom.
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What did the ruler of the underworld think of at this place?
Al Capone is one of the most famous gangsters who expanded his crime organization in the prohibition era, mainly through manufacturing bootleg liquor.
At his former hideaway, Fortress West, hot springs have been bubbling.
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What do you think is the evolution of humankind?
Is it science and technology, which has made our life easy?
It is said that in the 14th century the indigenous people living in the southwest Colorado were “disappeared.”
They might suggest another possibility of our evolution.
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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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Where do you think is this beautiful scenery?
Ouray, Colorado’s nickname is Switzerland of America, where is located in 7,800 feet up in the mountains.
Around the city, the Rocky Mountains that stretch more than 3,000 miles look especially superb.
At such Switzerland of America, hot springs are gushing.
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