Velikan's Platform

Velikan's Platform is a flat area about 30x40 meters around the Velikan Geyser. It's being washed by the waters of geyser's eruptions. Because of constant contact with boiling water the area has no vegetation and is covered with a layer of geyserite up to 10 centimeters thick.

After each eruption, 30 tones of boiling water rushes down the gentle slope. Geyserite incrustations on the slope form tiny terraces covered with green, yellow and brown thermophilic algae.


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