Monday, August 25, 2008

More Photos (II) from Yellowstone National Park, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, U.S.A. (August 3-5, 2008)

A family stops to check out Mound Terrace at Mammoth Hot Springs. Limestone is the underlying rock in this area of the park (instead of rhyolite, which is dominant in the park’s other hydrothermal areas), and the terraces are formed by travertine-depositing hot springs.
Opal Pool at Midway Geyser Basin
Near Mammoth Hot Springs, at the northern end of the park
This has to be worth at least three wishes!
Tower Fall in the northeastern part of the park
Lily pads adorn this peaceful lake near the southern entrance to the park

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