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The Cold Andernach Geyser: Icy Jet from March to October

When it comes to geysers, Iceland or the United Statesare first of all presented to most people. However, the world’s highest coldgeyser is actually in Germany, near Andernach. Every 100 minutes the geyseremits a powerful 50-60m-high jet of cold water. The release lasts about eightminutes then the geyser subsides until the next time.

many rareanimals and plants. As the reserve was repeatedly attacked by vandals, you can nowsee the geyser only participating in an organized tour from March to October.The first point in the tour program is a visit to Geysir-Erlebniszentrum inAndernach. Although you are free to miss it and join the tour later, but you hadbetter see it. In the center, the visitors are presented the physical processesbehind a unique natural phenomenon. Various exhibitions - including online -make the visit to the museum interesting for all ages. One of them, forexample, proposes to imagine ourselves a dioxide carbohydrate molecule and makea journey from the depths of the Earth's interior to the surface with it.

 

After visitingthe tourist center, they will sail you to the reserve on a boat. It’s just fiveminutes on foot from the landing site to the geyser. Experienced travelers areadvised to choose shoes they would not mind to get wet. The entire program,including a visit to the center, takes about three hours. It’s an excellentchoice for a family holiday!

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