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Chena Hot Springs
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Location Yukon-Tanana Plateau
Coordinates 65°03′11″N 146°03′20″W / 65.05306°N 146.05556°W / 65.05306; -146.05556Coordinates: 65°03′11″N 146°03′20″W / 65.05306°N 146.05556°W / 65.05306; -146.05556
Type Geothermal
Discharge 165 °F / 74 °C
Temperature 153°F / 67°C

Chena Hot Springs are a system of thermal mineral springs located within the Yukon-Tanana Plateau near the town of Chena Hot Springs, approximately 50 miles northeast of Fairbanks, Alaska.

Water profile

The hot mineral water emerges from the ground at 153°F / 67°C. The mineral content of the water includes silica, sodium, iron, potassium, aluminum, carbonate, calcium, magnesium, chloride, bicarbonate, sulfate, fluoride, nitrate, lithium, boric acid and ammonia.

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