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Te Waikoropupu Springs also known as the Pupu Springs, it is the largest, clearest of New Zealand's freshwater springs. The basin containing the main spring is 42 metres across, and through a system of mirrors scientists have recorded the horizontal visibility at 62 metres (203 feet) - the springs are cosideed to be the clearest fresh water in the world.

- The only place known to have greater clarity is under the Ross Sea Ice Shelf in Antarctica

- 14000 litres of water per second is discharged on average.

- The water stays underground between 2-10 years before being forced out.

One of the side pools and because of the angle of the sun ... the best view that day

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Comments on this photo:

Oct 31 2007 10:50 GMT jett366
The water is so clear! Nice capture! Thanks for the info.
Oct 31 2007 11:12 GMT gafaway
amazing colour in this water !
Oct 31 2007 11:56 GMT mbz
wonderful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Oct 31 2007 12:42 GMT SanazM
It's Beautiful Indeed!!!
Oct 31 2007 18:58 GMT bennystr
Fantastic series as usual!
Nov 01 2007 06:46 GMT fredaFunSite
absolutely gorgeous.
Nov 01 2007 06:58 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Freda
Nov 01 2007 19:34 GMT Kikuso
fantastic picture! and thanks for interesting info.
Nov 01 2007 19:44 GMT Midworlder PRO
You are welcome
Nov 03 2007 12:33 GMT beus PRO
Very nice!!!
Nov 03 2007 16:28 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thank you for all your commnts beus
Nov 04 2007 16:05 GMT martini957
beautiful shot and very interesting info
Nov 04 2007 16:12 GMT Midworlder PRO
Thanks Martini