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thermal spring

[′thər·məl ′spriŋ]
(hydrology)
A spring whose water temperature is higher than the local mean annual temperature of the atmosphere.
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In this current study, we studied Actinobacteria from the sediments and the water of Ma'in thermal springs and examined their ability to produce antibacterial agents.
With 40 degrees Celsius water temperature, thermal springs become essential also the breeders who bring water buffaloes to keep clean also so as not them stuck in their cattle shed due to the excessive cold weather conditions.
The famous Karahayit thermal springs are only five kilometers away from Pamukkale.
Today the road is still unpaved along many stretches, turning into a dirt track ending in a once-glaciated valley and Papallacta's renowned thermal springs resort.
We're heading to Fumarole Beach in the north of the island, home to one of Ischia's hottest thermal springs. It's a long held belief that the mineral properties of thermal water are good for the skin, joints and other ailments.
Foreigners are also seeking medical care in dentistry, optometry, orthopedics, plastic surgery and many other branches and there are those who prefer alternative methods of treatment such as the 1,600 thermal springs in the country known for their healing and revitalizing effects.Statistics show that patients from Germany, Russia, Azerbaijan, the Netherlands, Iraq and France top the list of healthcare tourists visiting Turkey.
Thirteen thermal springs for drinking were sampled at client outlets.
The Condoroma concessions are centered on a string of active thermal springs three kilometres in length with the measured surface temperature of 58 degrees C and significant observed water discharge.
The spa town of Abano is renowned for the curative and restorative properties of the mud in the area as well as the thermal springs. Abano has become a popular health spa destination with several hotels offering spa facilities and mud therapies.
In six thermal springs they found conical and pillar-shaped stromatolites that were oriented not with the flow of water but toward the south, which is the general direction of the sun as viewed from the northern hemisphere.
This examination also allows to confirm the durability of people attachment in thermal springs.
The island has more than 100 thermal springs and many hotels have their own naturally-heated pools and spas offering all manner of treatments tailored to relax, rejuvenate or offer therapy.