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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Te_Waikoropupu_Springs

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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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

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