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The Fly Geyser, evidence of alien life in Nevada? (PHOTOS)

October 18, 2011 - 05:00 AM
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A geothermal company drilling in Nevada inadvertently created the Fly Geyser, a puke-colored volcano that looks to be from another dimension.

The Fly Geyser is located on private property rightly protected by a padlocked gate and spike-tipped fences. The groundwork for the odd formation was set in 1916 when humans tapped the ground for a well. The well functioned until 1964, when another drilling attempt by a geothermic company triggered the earth to go nuclear and created this... thing.10 Photos
(Photo: Wikimedia / Jeremy C. Munns/Wikimedia / Flickr Creative Commons / Various universities | Date: May. 20, 2005)

Near the town of Gerlach, Nev., lives an insanely hellish orifice in the ground called Fly Geyser. Created by a botched drilling operation in the 1960s, the geyser continuously vomits boiling water and is covered with a gooey patchwork of thermophillic algae. Hippies attending the Burning Man festival like to go stare at it... check out these photos of the Fly, and you'll understand why it's so groovy. (LINK TO PHOTO GALLERY)

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