Story: Hot springs, mud pools and geysers

Primrose Terraces (1st of 2)

Primrose Terraces

The Primrose Terraces at Waiotapu are the largest actively forming set of sinter terraces in New Zealand. They descend in a series of tiny steps, and can be crossed by a boardwalk.

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GNS Science
Reference: CT304
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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How to cite this page:

Carol Stewart, 'Hot springs, mud pools and geysers - Hot springs and related features', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/6488/primrose-terraces (accessed 29 September 2016)

Full story by Carol Stewart, published 12 Jun 2006