Dominica Geothermal Data

Geothermal Data for Dominica

GEOTHERMAL ANOMALIES OF DOMINICA

Temperature measurements of hot springs on Dominica

Unpublished data of Smith and Kirkley (2004) Department of Geological Sciences, California State University, San Bernardino, California, USA 92407

Name
Center
Latitude (N)
Longitude (W)
Date
Temperature
1
Penville cold soufriere, *
Morne aux Diables
15˚37’9.7″
61˚26’23.6″
02/11/04
27˚
2
Hot water (now covered), Toucari
Morne aux Diables
15˚36’39.2″
62˚27’52.0″
06/25/03
ND
3

Submarine hot spring, Prince Rupert Bay,

(known locally as Longhouse Vent off government jetty)

Morne aux Diables
15˚33’46.6″
61˚27’53.0″
02/09/04
ND
4
Submarine hot spring area, Prince Rupert Bay
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’46.0″-15˚33’20.9″
61˚27’48.0″-61˚27’53.2″
02/09/04
ND
5
Gloshow spring
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’42.4″
61˚27’04.2″
06/25/03
48˚
6
Hot spring, near mouth of Picard River
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’39.8″
61˚27’32.8″
02/09/04
101˚
7
Balvin hot spring
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’28.1″
61˚27’06.2″

02/06/04

06/25/03

94.1˚

88˚

8
Area of hot ground that forms conspicuous steam cloud after rainfall
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’23.0″
61˚27’15.8″
Seen on 02/09/04
ND
9
Submarine hot spring, Prince Rupert Bay (known locally as Black Coral Vent off Coconut Beach hotel)
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’10.9″
61˚28’07.8″
02/09/04
ND
10
Manies sulfur spring
Morne aux Diables
15˚33’04.1″
61˚27’19.4″
06/25/03
56˚ (in excavated pool)
11
Submarine hot spring, off Morne Espaniol
Morne aux Diables
ND
12
Springfield warm spring
15˚26’06.6″
61˚26’17.2″
ND
13
Warm spring Layou River
Morne Trois Pitons
15˚20’49.0″
61˚21’56.9″
02/11/04
28˚
14
Trafalgar hot springs
Wotten Waven
Approximately 15˚19’37.2
Approximately 61˚20’12.7″
ND
15
Small geyser*
Wotten Waven
15˚19’11.0″
61˚20’29.2″

02/14/04

06/22/03

88˚

80˚

16
Hot Pool*
Wotten Waven
15˚19’11.0″
61˚20’29.2″
6/22/03
70˚
17
Hot ground (20cm depth)
Wotten Waven
15˚19’11.0″
61˚20’29.2″

02/14/04

06/22/03

102˚

102˚

18
Bamboo Shower*
Wotten Waven
15˚19’06.7″
61˚20’25.8″
6/22/03

(cold) 27˚

(hot) 45˚

19
Geyser in small cave, River Blanc
Wotten Waven
15˚19’06.3″
61˚20’21.3″

02/08/04

02/02/04

06/22/03

93˚

91.2˚

86˚

20
Ti Kwen GloCho
Wotten Waven
15˚18’56.8″
61˚20’12.0″
ND
21
Upper Eastern Hot Spring
Valley of Desolation
15˚19’7.4″
61˚17’48.7″
See Lindsay et al., 2004
22
Boiling Lake
Valley of Desolation
15˚19’7.2″
61˚17’41.0″
See Lindsay et al., 2004
23
Lower Eastern Hot Spring
Valley of Desolation
15˚18’57.8″
61˚17’43.5″
See Lindsay et al., 2004
24
Bubbling Pool 1
Valley of Desolation
15˚18’51.8″
61˚18’4.5″
See Lindsay et al., 2004
25
Bubbling Pool 2
Valley of Desolation
15˚18’49.2″
61˚17’5.2″
See Lindsay et al., 2004
26
Champagne Pool*
Plat Pays
15˚14’41.9″
61˚22’22.8″
02/04/04
73.8˚
27
Museum Pool, Sulfur Springs*
Plat Pays
15˚18’06.9″
61˚20’59.5″

02/13/04

06/19/03

34˚

31˚

28
Upper Sulfur Springs, bubbling pool*
Plat Pays
15˚14’35.3″
61˚20’50.9″

02/13/04

06/19/03

106˚

101˚

29
Upper Sulfur Springs, fumerole
Plat Pays
15˚14’35.3″
61˚20’50.9″

02/13/04

06/19/03

106˚

106˚

30
Soufriere Shore, in front of church
Plat Pays
15˚13’58.8″
61˚21’42.9″
02/08/04
65˚
31
Galion, hot ground
Plat Pays
15˚13’26.0″
61˚21’31.0
See Lindsay et al., 2004
32
Galion, fumerole*
Plat Pays
15˚13’11.4″
61˚21’20.7″
06/23/03
105˚

*See also Lindsay et al., 2004 for additional data (Lindsay, J.M., Smith, A.L., Roobol, M.J., and Stasiuk, M.V., 2004, Dominica: Volcanic Hazard Atlas of the Lesser Antilles, in press).

ND No data

Latitude and Longitude from GPS measurements except those in italics which are from topographic map.

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