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The Volcano Solfatara - The Fangaia (Bubbling Mud Pit)

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 The Fangaia is fed by innumerable small fumarole (volcanic vents) and hot mineral water. 

 

          The natural mud, which boils at 140 C, was considered an excellent remedy for rheumatism.

 

      Also, The bubbling mud is the habitat of a rare, heat resistant strain of micro organism.  

 


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