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Local time: 20:04:56, Altitude: 372m

Frying Pan Lake is the largest thermal spring in the world. It is located in New Zealand in the North Island, in the Waimangu Volcanic Valley .

About the Frying Pan Lake

Frying Pan Lake is situated in Waimangu Volcanic Valley , which is a hydrothermal system developed by a volcanic eruption of Mount Tarawera, that ook place on 10 July 1886. Frying Pan Lake covers an area of 3.8 hectares. Its average depth is 6 m and a maximum depth reaches 20m. The total volume of water is about 200,000 m3. The temperature of the water ranges between 45-55 ° C. Due the high temperature of the lake’s water a special boat called Maji Moto had to be used for sailing on the Frying Pan Lake

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GPS: -38.2836, 176.395
Altitude: 372 m
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 4:09:58 PM

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