liquid-dominated hydrothermal reservoir

liquid-dominated hydrothermal reservoir

[′lik·wəd ¦däm·ə‚nād·əd ‚hī·drə¦thər·məl ′rez·əv‚wär]
(geology)
Any geothermal system mainly producing superheated water (often termed brines); hot springs, fumaroles, and geysers are the surface expressions of hydrothermal reservoirs; an example is the hot-brine region in the Imperial Valley-Salton Sea area of southern California.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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