OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Stop 19: El Tatio

El Tatio

  22°19'50"S,    68° 0'39"W
Elevation: 4274m (14031 ft)

El Tatio Geyser Field
El Tatio
 
 
With over 80 active geysers, El Tatio is the largest geyser field in the southern hemisphere and the third largest field in the world.  (Glennon, J.A. and Pfaff, R.M., 2003).
 
 
 
 
 Birds at El Tatio
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
  • Glennon, J.A., and Pfaff, R.M., 2003, The extraordinary thermal activity of El Tatio Geyser Field, Antofagasta Region, Chile, Geyser Observation and Study Association (GOSA) Transactions, vol 8. pp. 31-78