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What is the range of depth of most Hydro thermal wells?

(a) 600 – 2100m

(b) 50 – 60 m

(c) 8 – 10 km

(d) 1200 – 5400m

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Right option is (a) 600 – 2100m

For explanation: Most hydrothermal wells range in the depth from about 600 to 2100 m, although there are some shallower and deeper production wells. As already mentioned for practical purposes hydrothermal resources are further subdivided into vapor dominated and liquid dominated types.

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