In this cross-section of Warm Mineral Springs, the burial ledge appears about 13 meters below the present-day water surface. About 12,000 years ago the water surface only came to the 30 meter level, so the burial ledge was above water at that time.
SUN ILLUSTRATION BY SUSAN E. HOFFMAN, adapted from Lewis Wood, “North-South Profile, c. 1988.
Warm Mineral Springs contains more than 50 minerals and the temperature can near 90 degrees.
Visiting from Toronto for more than 10 years, Jeta Melov, left and Ella Elin swim recently at Warm Mineral Springs.
From Sun-Herald article, Tuesday, November 28, 2006. By Susan E. Hoffman, Used by permission.
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