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Wind River Range-2000

Roll 9: Yellowstone: Elk - Mammoth Hot Springs - Norris geyser basin

Part 1

Gibbon river falls (26 meters)

Currently inactive hot spring Liberty Cap. Cone height is 9 m.

A multitude of thermal deposites in Mammoth Hot Springs. Some of the springs deposit up to 30 cm (1 foot) of calcite per year


Different colors are due to the colonies of different algae that live in the different temperature water.

Calcite terrases

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