Daily Archives: October 7, 2013

The Most Wondrous Place on Earth, Part 2

Geysers, dazzling colors, wildlife – the wonder of Yellowstone National Park:

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Ranger Jim explaining the results of Old Faithful's colonoscopy. The blockage above his thumb is where the pressure builds up before each eruption.
Ranger Jim explaining the results of Old Faithful’s colonoscopy. The blockage above his thumb is where the pressure builds up before each eruption.
Lion Geyser
Lion Geyser

The Grand Prismatic Spring at Yellowstone is a feast of colors:

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Bison in a steam bath.
Bison in a steam bath.
The link at the top of the page is not to the National Park Service as I would prefer. The NPS websites are not operating during the government shutdown.