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Description:
Natural hot springs and pools, both developed and undeveloped.

Expanded Description:
There is no universally accepted definition of a hot spring. For example, one can find the words "hot springs" defined as:

* any geothermal spring

* a spring with water temperatures above its surroundings

* a natural spring with water temperature above body temperature – normally between 36.5 °C (97.7 °F) and 37.5 °C (99.5 °F)

* a natural spring with warm water above body temperature

* a thermal spring with water warmer than 36.7 °C (98.1 °F)

* a natural spring of water greater than 21.1 °C (70.0 °F) (synonymous with thermal spring)

* a natural discharge of groundwater with elevated temperatures

* a type of thermal spring in which hot water is brought to the surface. The water temperature of a hot spring is usually 6.5 °C (11.7 °F) or more above mean air temperature. Note that by this definition, "thermal spring" is not synonymous with the term "hot spring".

* a spring whose hot water is brought to the surface (synonymous with a thermal spring). The water temperature of the spring is usually 8.3 °C (14.9 °F) or more above the mean air temperature.

* a spring with water above the core human body temperature – 36.7 °C (98.1 °F).

* a spring with water above average ambient ground temperature, a definition favored by some. * a spring with water temperatures above 50 °C (122 °F)

(The above definitions of hot springs were copied from wikipedia.)

If you find a spring that you believe meets at least one of the criteria above, this is the place to waymark it!

Instructions for Posting a Hot Springs Waymark:
1. Find a hot spring and personally mark its coordinates.

2. Post two original photos: one of the hot spring itself, and one of a nearby sign with the name of the hot spring. (If the hot spring doesn't have a sign, please write a note explaining the lack of sign in the "private message" and this requirement will be waived.

3. Provide as much information as you can about this hot spring.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
1. Include a photo of the hot spring

2. Describe your visit.
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Hot SpringsPah Tempe Mineral Hot Springs

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This Hot Spring is located at 825 N 800 East in Hurricane, Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Utah

date approved: 4/10/2013

last visited: never

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Hot SpringsBlue Point Spring - Lake Mead NRA

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One of several hot springs along Lake Mead. This is much smaller than the nearby Roger Spring.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Nevada

date approved: 5/3/2012

last visited: 12/13/2010

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Hot SpringsRogers Spring - Lake Mead NRA

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Beautiful hot (warm) springs in the middle of the desert in NV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The.Bowmans

location: Nevada

date approved: 10/18/2008

last visited: 1/18/2012

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