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Geothermal features annual monitoring report - January 2012

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Report: TR 2013/10

Author: C Littler, N Crawford, N Cowie and R Hill

Abstract

Geothermal monitoring is conducted quarterly, with a more extensive range of sites monitored annually.

This report covers the annual monitoring from October 2011 and January 2012. The specific sites monitored for this report are as follows:

  • Atiamuri
  • Horohoro
  • Ngatamariki
  • Orakei Korako
  • Reporoa
  •  Tauhara
  •  Te Kopia
  •  Tokaanu
  •  Waikite
  •  Waiotapu

Geothermal features annual monitoring report - January 2012 (6mb)

Table of contents

  Introduction 1
1.1 Background 1
1.2 Report content 1
1.3 Method 1
2 Atiamuri 2
2.1 Matapan Road 2
2.2 Whangapoa Pools 3
3 Golden Springs 7
3.1 Pools in stream through the Golden Springs Motel 7
3.2 Pools in across the road from the Golden Springs Motel 8
4 Horohoro 9
4.1 Waipupupmahana Pool 9
5 Ngatamariki 10
5 Hydrothermal eruption crater 10
6 Orakei Korako 13
6.1 Orakei Korako Springs 13
6.2 Waihunuhunu Inlet 22
7 Reporoa 23
7.1 Butcher's Pool 23
7.2 Wharepapa Road 23
8 Tauhara 27
8.1 Lake Taupō shore 27
8.2 Otumuheke 28
8.3 Waipahihi source 29
9 Te Kopia 31
9.1 Mud geyser and associated pools 31
10 Tokaanu 33
10.1 Tourist walk 33
10.2 Cooking area 42
11 Waikite 46
11.1 Wakite swimming pool area 46
11.2 DOC reserve on Landcorp farm 48
12 Waiotapu 50
12.1 Tourist walk 50
12.2 Knox Geyser area 55
12.3 Waiotapu Loop Road pools 56
12.4 Kerosene Creek area 57
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