Thessalonica was built on the site of the older Greek city of Therma, so called in allusion to the hot-springs of the neighbourhood.
During the two weeks there was a Mexican dinner at the Catholic church, a couple of movies, three evenings at the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and even a day of downhill skiing at Telluride.
In the hot springs of Bath it amounts to about one-thousandth part of the gas evolved.
Strutt has suggested that helium in hot springs may be derived from the disintegration of common rocks at great depths.
There are hot springs near the town.
of the city are Shaws Hot Springs.
Aix-la-Chapelle is the Aquisgranum of the Romans, named after Apollo Granus, who was worshipped in connexion with hot springs.
Close to the last-named in the centre of the town, are the public baths with hot springs (temperature 117° F).
the mouth of the Barguzin, hot springs exist.
The capital, Aguascalientes, named from the medicinal hot springs near it, is a flourishing commercial and manufacturing city.
Two miles south of Rotorua is another native village, Whakarewarewa, where there are geysers as well as hot springs.
Cythnos, Melos and other islands possess hot springs with therapeutic qualities.
Among the principal in Hungary proper except Transylvania are those of Budapest, Mehadia, Eger, Sztubnya (Turocz county), Szliacs (Zolyom county), Harkany (Baranya county), Pistyan (Nyitra county) and Trencsen-Teplitz, where there are hot springs.
At Alet, which has hot springs of some note, there are ruins of a fine Romanesque cathedral destroyed in the religious wars of the 16th century.
Mud volcanoes occur at Minbu, but they are not in any sense mountains, resembling rather the hot springs which are found in many parts of Burma.
Gafsa, in the south of Tunisia, is a most interesting old Roman town, with hot springs.
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The highest mountains, Wawani (3609 ft.) and Salhutu (4020 ft.), have hot springs and solfataras.
The island is in part of volcanic formation, and the existence of hot springs points to volcanic activity.
The wells of the town are strongly impregnated with salt and alum, and in the vicinity there are several hot springs.
Kerguelen Island is of undoubted volcanic origin, the prevailing rock being basaltic lavas, intersected occasionally by dikes, and an active volcano and hot springs are said to exist in the south-west of the island.
The " Resting " (avalravOyEvos) Hercules is, as at Thermopylae and near Himera, the natural tutelar of hot springs in conjunction with his protectress Athena, who is usually depicted attending him on ancient vases.
It is finely situated on a promontory above its harbour, and it is possible that it was occupied by an early Phoenician settlement; as a town, however, it was not founded until 407 B.C. by the Carthaginians, after their destruction of Himera, in the vicinity of hot springs mentioned by Pindar (Od.
The celebrated Roman baths are all in ruins, except one massive, domed building, dating from the 6th century and still in use, although modern baths are also open, for the development of the hot springs.
wide, the water for which is furnished by hot springs with a temperature at the source of 160°.
There are also hot springs and a sacred grotto of Apollo.
It is in association with this field of extinct volcanic activity that a remarkable group of geysers and hot springs has been developed, from which the Yellowstone river, a branch of the Missouri, flows northeastward, and the Snake river, a branch of the Columbia, flows south-westward.
high), round whose base sulphur bubbles up in large quantities, and hot springs as well as a hot stream are found.
In 408 the Carthaginian invading army under Hannibal, after capturing Selinus, in'vested and took Himera and razed the city to the ground, founding a new town close to the hot springs (Thermae Himeraeae), 8 m.
The volcanoes have long been extinct, but the diminished energy now causes hot springs and geysers in all parts of the plateau, about loo in number.
The hot springs are widely distributed over the plateau and number from 3000 to 4000.
Its waters are mainly collected from the rainfall upon the plateaux, and from the hot springs and geysers, most of which are within its drainage area.
Its prosperity is mainly due to its hot springs and mild climate, which have rendered it a favourite winter as well as summer resort.
Several salt and hot springs occur in many localities; petroleum is also found, and extensive lime quarries exist a few miles south of Thayetmyo.
The hot springs are twenty-nine in number, and vary in temperature from 37° to 54° R., i.e.
Along the upper course of the White river in the Bostons and in the country about Hot Springs in the Ouachitas is found the most beautiful scenery of the highlands; few regions are more beautiful.
In 1900 a dozen other towns had a population exceeding 2500, the most important being Hot Springs (9973), Helena (5550), Texarkana (4914), Jonesboro (4508), Fayetteville (4061), Eureka Springs (3572), Mena (3423) and Paragould (3324).
As recently as 1882,when the grand Llama of Tashilumpo was not relieved by the hot springs of Barchutsan, religious services were held to propitiate the serpent-deities (Oldham, 203).
In addition to the hot springs of the Yellowstone region, mention should be made of large hot springs at Thermopolis and Saratoga, where the water has a temperature of about 135° F.
The state charitable and penal institutions consist of the Wyoming General Hospital at Rock Springs, with one branch at Sheridan and another branch at Casper; the Big Horn Hot Springs at Thermopolis, the Wyoming State Hospital for the Insane at Evanston, the Wyoming Home for the Feeble-Minded and Epileptic at Lander, the Wyoming Soldiers' and Sailors' Home near Buffalo, and the State Penitentiary at Rawlins.
On the west of the plateau evidences of volcanic activity are to be seen in the district of Kula (Katakekaumene), coated with recent erupted matter, and in the numerous hot springs of the Lycus, Maeander, and other valleys.
The Maeander valley is especially noted for its hot springs.
White Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier county, impregnated with sulphur, with therapeutic application in jaundice, dyspepsia, &c.; Alleghany Springs, in Montgomery (disambiguation)|Montgomery county, calcareous and earthy, purgative and diuretic; Rawley Springs in Rockingham county, Sweet Chalybeate Springs in Alleghany county, and Rockbridge Alum Springs in Rockbridge county, classed as iron springs and reputed of value as tonics, and the thermal springs, Healing Springs (88° F.) and Hot Springs (Iio F.), both in Bath (disambiguation)|Bath county are noted medicinal springs.
Hot Springs is served by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific, the Little Rock & Hot Springs Western, and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways.
A creek, flowing through the valley but walled over, empties into the Ouachita river several miles from Hot Springs.
high, on the top of Hot Springs mountain.
The springs are about forty-four in number, rising within an area of 3 acres on the slope of Hot Springs mountain.
The national government maintains at Hot Springs an army and navy hospital, and a bath-house open gratuitously to indigent bathers.
The business of Hot Springs consists mainly in caring for its visitors.
In 1876 Hot Springs was incorporated as a town, and in 1879 it was chartered as a city.
There are petroleum springs at Kordzot, deposits of lignite at Sivan and Nurduz, several hot springs at Zilan Deresi and Julamerk.
The iron mines of Elba, and the tin and copper of the mainland, were owned and smelted by the people of Populonia; hot springs too lay some 6 m.
Its warm climate, its two hot springs (712°-82° Fahr.)and its beautiful parks make it a favourite summer resort, and give it its popular name of "the pearl of Caucasus."
The boron contained in solution in the salt lakes has very probably been supplied by hot springs and solfataras of volcanic origin, such as those which at the present day charge the waters of the lagoons in Tuscany with boric acid.
Several hot springs occur, and earthquakes are not infrequent.
2, 3) describes the building of Tiberias by Herod Antipas near a village called Emmaus, where are hot springs.
The hot springs mentioned by Josephus (and also by Pliny) are about half an hour's journey to the south.
Mineral springs and hot springs are also a notable feature of Idaho's physiography, being found in Washington, Ada, Blaine, Bannock, Cassia, Owyhee, Oneida, Nez Perce, Kootenai, Shoshone and Fremont counties.
There are numerous hot springs in Abyssinia, and earthquakes, though of no great severity, are not uncommon.
The department exports wine, cattle, lime, mineral waters, silk, paper, &c. Hot springs are numerous, and some of them, as those of Vals, St Laurent-les-Bains, Celles and Neyrac, are largely resorted to.
The geysers and other hot springs are due to the same causes as the active volcanoes, and the earthquakes are probably manifestations of the same forces.
to the north on the road to Castellammare: the hot springs are still in use.
Slight shocks of earthquake are felt every year, and hot springs occur at many places.
cardamom plantations, rode horses and relaxed in the hot springs.
Their holiday selections of European resorts include a health spa with hot springs in Slovenia.
You can go heli-skiing or spend time in the hot springs.
That evening the driver took us to some natural hot springs which were fabulous.
He founded a university at Stamford in Lincolnshire and by practicing necromancy created the hot springs at Bath.
I did not take photomicrographs at Mammoth Hot Springs.
Close to the last-named in the centre of the town, are the public baths with hot springs (temperature 117Ã‚° F).
Its hot springs and mud baths are much resorted to, and were known to the Romans as Aponi Eons or Aquae Patavinae.
wide, the water for which is furnished by hot springs with a temperature at the source of 160Ã‚°.
The hot springs are twenty-nine in number, and vary in temperature from 37Ã‚° to 54Ã‚° R., i.e.
In addition to the hot springs of the Yellowstone region, mention should be made of large hot springs at Thermopolis and Saratoga, where the water has a temperature of about 135Ã‚° F.
White Sulphur Springs, in Greenbrier county, impregnated with sulphur, with therapeutic application in jaundice, dyspepsia, &c.; Alleghany Springs, in Montgomery (disambiguation)|Montgomery county, calcareous and earthy, purgative and diuretic; Rawley Springs in Rockingham county, Sweet Chalybeate Springs in Alleghany county, and Rockbridge Alum Springs in Rockbridge county, classed as iron springs and reputed of value as tonics, and the thermal springs, Healing Springs (88Ã‚° F.) and Hot Springs (Iio F.), both in Bath (disambiguation)|Bath county are noted medicinal springs.
Its warm climate, its two hot springs (712Ã‚°-82Ã‚° Fahr.)and its beautiful parks make it a favourite summer resort, and give it its popular name of "the pearl of Caucasus."
Iron, mercury, boracic acid, copper, salt, lignite, statuary marble, alabaster and Sienese earth are all found in considerable quantities, while mineral and hot springs abound, some of which (e.g.
He invited her to come to see him at Hot Springs.
The name Hot Springs interested her, and she asked many questions about it.
In addition, you can visit various frontier towns and hot springs in the region.
It's possible to "accidentally" stumble upon your party members bathing in the hot springs in-between quests.
Besides those, the multi-hued hot springs and the mud pots are fascinating and unique.
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