10.00" x 8.00"
12.00" x 10.00"
Grand Prismatic Pool Poster
by Theo OConnor
Grand Prismatic Pool by Theo OConnor - 10" x 8"
Luster Photo Paper
Rolled in a Tube
Grand Prismatic Pool poster by Theo OConnor. Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.
What an amazing place... this multi-colored hot springs pool is huge, about 250 x 300 feet.... more
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What an amazing place... this multi-colored hot springs pool is huge, about 250 x 300 feet.
This is what Wikipedia says about the colors: "The vivid colors in the spring are the result of pigmented bacteria in the microbial mats that grow around the edges of the mineral-rich water. The bacteria produce colors ranging from green to red; the amount of color in the microbial mats depends on the ratio of chlorophyll to carotenoids and on the temperature of the water which favors one bacterium over another. In the summer, the mats tend to be orange and red, whereas in the winter the mats are usually dark green. The center of the pool is sterile due to extreme heat.
The deep blue color of the water in the center of the pool results from the intrinsic blue color of water, itself the result of water's selective absorption of red wavelengths of visible light. Though this effect is responsible for making all large bodies of water blue, it is particularly intense in Grand Prismati...
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