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Earthcache Onyang Hot Spring

 

Onyang Hot Spring

 
 

A hot spring is a flow of water from underground that is heated by pressure of being underground and from the heat generated by the core of the planet.  The water flows up the sulfur mountain thrust fault and emerges at the surface.  At Onyang hot spring the temperature of the alkali water is at around 57C°/135°F.  It has a high concentration of radium.  Some of the mineral contents are Radium, Bicarbonate, magnesium sulfate, potassium sulfate and ___________.  The geographical features comprise of a single biotite and hornblende granite.

 
 
To get credit for the find do the following:

1. UPLOAD a PHOTO of you in front of the hot spring’s sign and e-mail me the answers to the following questions:

2. What is the water flow rate?

3. Name one other mineral also found in the water other than the ones mentioned above.

4. Ask one of the attendants for the exact water temperature of hot pools the day you visit.


 
 

The coordinates of N36° 46.980 - E126° 59.980 will lead you to the parking lot in the park.  You do not need to pay the entrance fee in order to study the area and complete the below tasks.  If you decide to dip in, the entrance fee is about 5000 Won equals to about 5 US Dollars. The park is opened 7 days a week between 6AM till 10PM.


Some other interesting information about this hot spring;  Onyang hot spring is the oldest in Korea of which mention can be traced back 1300 years ago in historical records of the Baekje or Unfied Shill dynasty. Onyang was called Onsu-gun meaning hot spring town during the Koryo period, it can be found that Onyang has been a hot spring resort for more than 600 years. Onyang hot spring came to be famous as the kings Chosun dynasty to include Sejong and  Sejo paid visits many times despite of the great inconvenience the royal visits caused. 

Local folklore claims skin beautification and treatment for blood vessel hardening, neuralgia, women's disease, digestive disorder, and anemia.


 
   

Log entries with no photo of the actual cacher and not answering the lesson questionnaire will be deleted without warning.  Be sure to log your find ONLY when you have a photo ready to upload.

 

 

어찌 된건진 잘 모르겠지만, 오늘 구글을 열었는데,
헉 이게 뭘까! 왠 해바라기? 온양 온천 부근에 떠있는 거다.
보니깐 어스캐시!!?

이야~ 뉴요커 아저씨가 내가 그리 원했던걸 만들어주셨구나.
일전에 얘기하는데 난 여기서 원하는 걸 직접 쓰기 힘들다고 했는데,
그걸 뭐 어렵게 생각하냐고, 걍 거기 써있는거, 그 지역에 있는
팜플렛 가져다가 배껴 쓰라고 했는데, 쉽게 만드셨다.

아마 휴양차 가셨다가 만드셨는지도 모르겠다.
아~ 온양으로 가자~~ 가자~~ ㅜ_ㅜ

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