Geysers/hot springs, Yellowstone National Park

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    Great Fountain Geyser gives us a blast!
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    Mud Volcano geyser basin

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This Geyser was named I think the Dragon's Lair. It would huff and puff smoke out the cave, every once in a while water would spew out.

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    Artist Paint Pot

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is the geyser that the basin is named after. It looks exactly like a vat of white paint boiling over

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    Midway Geyser Basin

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The highlight of this basin is a large crater created by the eruption of one of the geysers. In this picture you can see the steam rise from the crater.

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    Castle Geyser

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    a short 1/4 mile walk from Old Faithful this spectacular geyser goes off twice daily on a fairly unpredictable schedule. I happened to be lucky enough to catch it during an eruption.

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    West Thumb Offshore Geyser

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This Geyser has built up a cone a few feet off shore. The influx of the warm spring water makes the lake look like tropical waters in this area.

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    Giant Geyser

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Impressive in size but infrequent and unpredictable. This old Faithful area geyser has the beginning of a cone growing around it.

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    Geysers and hot springs

    by GreenMtn.Man Updated May 13, 2003

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    A camera can not do this place justice,the colors you see with your eyes are far superior to anything a camera can produce.

    4-22-03
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    Geysers and hotsprings

    by GreenMtn.Man Updated May 13, 2003

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    There is a 2.5 mile walk around all these gysers in the Basin Aera. Old Faithful is here but make it a point to see the rest of this area ,a lot of the other Gysers have much more character.

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    Geysers and hotsprings

    by GreenMtn.Man Updated May 13, 2003

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    Boiling water and cool air temperatures made for a steamy outing .Don't forget the sun block here if the sun's out you will be burned.The ultraviolet rays are 30% grater at 7500'.

    4-22-03
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    Geysers and hotsprings

    by GreenMtn.Man Written May 13, 2003

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    April is a good time to visit yellowstone as the crows are none existent.I was very lucky to get the week I had as it rained once and snowed the day I left.

    4-22-03 Geyser Basin
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    Geysers and hotsprings

    by GreenMtn.Man Written May 13, 2003

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    This thing looks like it belongs on another planet it was one of my favorites.This geyser is one that you must walk a mile or so to get to,but there are others along the way.

    Is this still earth?
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    Geysers and hotsprings

    by GreenMtn.Man Updated May 13, 2003

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    It amazes me that people would even think of throwing trash in this geyser.The Park Service claim that the colors are not as bright due to people cloging the geyser with trash,rocks, coins,ect.....

    stunning beauty
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    Early Morning Geyser view

    by pulgaron Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This view is from the front of Old Faithful Inn early in the morning. In the distance the steam raises from several geisers and fumeroles.

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    West Thumb geyser basin

    by dinhyen Written Sep 18, 2002

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    West Thumb is so called because the inlet resembles a thumb of the greater Yellowstone Lake. Many mudpots and fumaroles are found here, accompanied by the pungent sulfurous odor.

    Sunset at West Thumb

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    Yet another Geyser Basin

    by pulgaron Written Feb 25, 2003

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    The West Thumb Geyser Basin is interesting indeed, although not as large or active as the Old Faithful area. Still, the beutiful lake in the background makes it a must stop.

    West Thumb Geyser Basin
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