Geysers, Springs & Hot Springs Wells Distribution and Movement of Water Underground Caverns & Topography Musical Trivia

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What is a Geyser?
An intermittent hot spring or fountain that a column of water shoots up with great force at various intervals.

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What is a Well?
A hole bored into the zone of saturation.

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What is Subsurface Water?
When it rains, this water runs off, and soaks into the ground.

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What is Limestone?
Groundwater can erode this kind of rock. Commonly found in caves.

100

Who is Michael Jackson?
Artist who sang "Thriller".

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What is Old Faithful?
The most famous geyser in the world.

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What is Agriculture, Farming?
What well water is used most commonly for.

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What is The Belt of Soil Moisture?
When most water is held in place in the soil by molecular attraction.

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What is a Cavern?
An open space that is formed when rock slowly erodes overtime. (Thousands of these are in the U.S)

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Who are The Doors?
60s/early 70s Blues / Acid rock band who's lead singer is Jim Morrison. Who are most famous for their hit single "Light My Fire" off their first album. (And Parker's favorite band.)

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What is a Hot Spring?
95% of all of these are located in the western part of the US.

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What is a Artesian Well?
This type of well's groundwater rises on it's own under pressure.

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What is the Zone of Saturation
When most of the water in the soil will seep downward.

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What is the Carlsbad Caverns?
The most famous example of a cavern.

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What is a Saxophone?
Reed instrument that is typically golden and played in nearly all jazz music.

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What are Springs?
These form in places where the water table intersects the ground surface.

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What is Water in a tilted Aquifer?
This must happen before the groundwater can rise in an Artesian Well.

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How does Groundwater move?
By twisting and turning though interconnected small openings.

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What are Sinkholes?
Irregular terrain with many depressions.

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Who is Bob Dylan?
The ORIGINAL artist of the song "All Along The Watchtower" ("There must me some kind of way out of here, said the joker to the thief)

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What is the Zone of Saturation?
The area where water fills all of the open spaces in sediment and rock.

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What is an Aquifer?
A body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater.

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What is the Zone of Aeration?
The area above the water table.

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What is Karst Topography?
landscapes that the dissolving power of groundwater has shaped.

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What is "Take a sad song, and make it better."
Finish the lyric: "Hey Jude, don't make it bad."

Groundwater Jeopardy - Parker Duncan

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