Spectacular Photos of Fly Geyser

Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately 20 miles north of Gerlach, in Washoe County, Nevada. Accidentally created in 1916 during well drilling, it now perches on top a series of terraces around its mound, spraying hot waters high into the sky in the early morning hours. Its rainbow like colors caused by the thermophilic algae that thrive in moist and hot environment.

Photo credit: Christian Klepp
Spectacular Photos of Fly Geyser

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