Tag Archives: Grand Prismatic Spring

Where’s Yogi?

Hoping to see Old Faithful and Yogi Bear when visiting Yellowstone National Park, I found Old Faithful but was disappointed not to find the Bear. But better still, and to my utter delight I discovered these Vivid pools:

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These astonishing colours have an astonishing explanation: heat and bacteria. if you want to know the science click here.

If you want to see more pretty colours in the WordPress Photo Challenge, click here!

So where’s Yogi? Have you seen him?

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.