Raft River, Idaho, Geothermal Wells: Siting. Drilling, And Testing

The Area Of Southern And Eastern Idaho Is One Of The Most Promising Regions In The United States For Near Surface, Economically Recoverable Geothermal Energy. This Part Of The State Is Divided Between Two Physiographic Regions. The Snake River Plain Is Typical Of The Volcanic-Rift Regions Of The United States Where Approximately 8 Percent Of The Hot Wells, Geothermal Springs, And Geysers In The Western United States Are Located. South Of This Region Is The Basin And Range Province Which Covers Nevada, The Western Half Of Utah, The Southwestern Half Of Arizona, As Well As Parts Of California, New Mexico, Colorado, And Montana, In Addition To Parts Of Southern Idaho. In This Province Are Located More Than A Third Of The Known Hot Wells, Geothermal Springs, And Geysers In The Western United States. Egi Reference Number Gl03499

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Original ID 3EA787B25F794973A7F24935A8C30372
Index Date 2014-06-17T12:59:41
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Organization Stoker, Roger C, Jay F. Kunze, And Lowell G. Miller
Email sbivens@egi.utah.edu

Geographic Extent

North Bound 49
South Bound 42
East Bound -111
West Bound -117.25