HOT SPRINGS ON THE WEB

GENERAL

Definitive Guide to Hot Springs
Hot Springs Enthusiast
Hot Springs Finder (iPhone/iPad apps): AZ/NM - CA - ID - MT/WY - OR/WA
Hot Springs in the USA (iPhone/iPad app)
idahohotsprings.com (it's NOT just Idaho)
NOAA Hot Springs Database
Oscar's Hot Spring Info
Soak.Net
Thermal Pools and Hot Springs of New Zealand
Thermal Springs List for the United States - NOAA KGRD No. 12 [PDF]
Thermal Waters of Nevada (1979) by Larry J. Garside and John H. Schilling [PDF]
U. S Hot Springs Map: Google

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PUBLICATIONS

The unquestionable bible of earthly hot springs is Gerald A. Waring's classic tome: Thermal Springs of the United States and Other Countries of the World - A Summary. Published in 1965 by the U. S. Geological Survey, this 383 page book was long out-of-print but is now once again available for purchase from the U. S. Geological Survey. Much of the information in this volume is quite out-of-date but it remains required reading for the dedicated hot springs afficionado.

You can download the entire volume or the Table of Contents (Adobe Acrobat format) below. The book can also be downloaded from the U. S. Geological Survey. If you take a look around, you'll also find some other hot springs-related reports at this site that are available online.

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Table of Contents for Waring et al. (1965).

165 KB

Thermal Springs of the United States and Other Countries of the World (1965), by Gerald A. Waring (Revised by Reginald R. Blankenship and Ray Bentall. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 492.

THE hot springs book.

54 MB

Thermal Springs of the United States (1935), by Norah D. Stearn, Harold T. Stearns, and Gerald A. Waring. U. S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 679-B.

Click HERE for Figure 8 (the big map).

The precursor to Waring et al. (1965).

15 MB

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