Chena Hot Springs Greenhouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Megadrile
N 65° 03.214 W 146° 03.562
6W E 544266 N 7214754
Quick Description: Geothermal powered greenhouse at Chena Hot Springs Resort
Location: Alaska, United States
Date Posted: 3/16/2008 9:41:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM3CQE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
Views: 27

Long Description:
This greenhouse uses heat from the local hot springs (165 degrees F at spring head) to keep the greenhouse warm all year - even during the minus 5O degree winters). All power is also supplied by the world's ONLY low temp (below 200 degrees) geothermal power plant which is also located on the property. Seven types of lettuce and seven types of tomatoes are grown here hydroponically and used in the resort's restaurant - talk about fresh!
Type of Greenhouse: Commercial Growing Operation - not for retail sale

Type of Cover: Plastic panel

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Traditional - vertical walls and a gable roof

Unique features: Geothermal heat and power

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If you selected Other shape please describe it: Not listed

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