Some Geysers Periodically Erupt due to Loops in their Underground Plumbing

February 27, 2015 3:00 PM

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Some Geysers Periodically Erupt due to Loops in their Underground Plumbing

Around 1,000 geysers are present in the world. They are either present in areas of active volcanoes or on the sites of formerly active volcanoes.

Researchers from Japan and the United States said the geysers erupt due to the conditions in the underground chambers due to pressure build up. General process is groundwater moves deep into the earth and then returns to the surface after it gets heated due to deep underground magma deposits.

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