The ever-hot geothermal spectacle on China’s hottest land
Tea Horse Road trail hooves ringing looming echoed in the ear, five meters of elevation to the Gaoligongshan mountains and plains fog, people feel like being in a fantasy environment. Through the west of Gaoligongshan, more than 90 Cenozoic volcano majestic sky, more than 80 geothermal hot springs splashing jade beads. In Tengchong this piece of the most hot land, there are thrilling magnificent everywhere. In Tengchong this ancient and mysterious polar city, every step has an unexpected wonderful.
There are many places in the world where there are hot springs, but as much as Tengchong Hot Sea, the springs are rare. The volcano geothermal accompanied by more rare world wonders. Tengchong is located in the Indian Ocean plate and Asia-Europe plate boundary zone, the underground fault magmatic activity is intense. As one of the three geothermal areas in China, Tengchong has now found 64 geothermal zones and more than 80 hot springs.
Into the hot Tengchong Geothermal Gorge, I saw turbulent Pentium rapids from the top of the steep cliffs to the potential of thunder pouring down, sending earth-shattering roar.
Exposure to the hot sea canyon, seems like living in a natural steamer. Pervaded with the smell of sulfur everywhere, the temperature is also higher than the outside lot.
Volcano's magnificent and geothermal hot springs gentle embellishment formed a masculine beauty and feminine beauty of the water blend. Hundreds of millions of years ago, the volcano embers boiled athai, forming more than 80 springs pouring day and night wonders. As mineral accumulation for many years, this spring-shaped as toad, called "frog mouth." Every 1 to 3 seconds, Ha ha ha ha to spit hot water vapor, a range of 1.5 meters, the water temperature up to 95 ℃, in science, said the gap fountain.
Hot Sea Scenic Area has a number of spa homes. Walk along the Stone Mountain Road in the magical geothermal valley, voluntarily into the steamer in nature, to explore the masterpiece of the Creator. Tired to open-air hot spring pool to ease the fatigue of the whole body, listening to the murmuring stream after the night sound hypnosis, accompanied by the fragrant grass fragrance dream, this is what kind of comfortable and comfortable ah!
High temperature spring water flow along the slope for many years, due to the temperature gradually decreased in the flow, the solubility also decreases, resulting in high concentrations of silicon in spring water, sodium, calcium and magnesium precipitation along the way, resulting in colorful folds sediment, gorgeous shape Pleated skirt, so called "Quan Hua skirt."
Pearl Spring 4.5 meters long, 2 meters wide, water temperature 95 ℃. Due to the rising of the condensation bubble in the water and the water surface to form beads slowly rising, and in the water as pearl-like scroll, Guzhen name Pearl Springs.
Atami large pan diameter 6.12 meters, water depth of 1.5 meters, the water temperature 96.3 ℃, the bottom of the water temperature up to 102 ℃.
It is said that in the past there was a cows accidentally fell into the tumbling pot, soon be flesh and blood to be separated, so when the owner salvage, only a pair of bovine.
Here, without cooking stove without burning, good natural heat cooking. People use the geothermal cooking boiled eggs here, 15 minutes cooked, you can witness Yunnan strange "straw bag egg steamed sell."
Athai's greatest charm lies in the "steamed." In the late Ming Dynasty, Xu Xiake traveled here and left a record of "the transpiration of the canyon in the distance to the canyon, the number of things in the east and the west, the depressing of Yu Ranbo, such as thick smoke and mist" in "Travel of Xu Xiake". Here, everywhere you can see the boiling hot springs day and night and the four seasons steaming heat. Exposure to this, the soul in the endless steam away from the body, reminding us of scenes floated boundless heaven.