7 December 2014 Meet McMurdo: Desalination Plant

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Are there any hot springs in Antarctica that could be used to heat a biodome or melt ice for drinking water year-round?

RE: William Johnson commented on 7 December 2014 Meet McMurdo...

Good afternoon William!

Take a look at what I found here...

"The Deception Island near Antarctica is one of the safest harbours of Antarctica. The island is a caldera of an active volcano, and is dotted with many hot springs. These are among the most enthralling of natural hot springs in the world. The temperature of the waters of these springs vary. While some of the springs are icy cold, the temperature of many of them can go as high as 70 °C."


Happy hot springs hunting!



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