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Yellowstone

Some of these pictures are of the Mammoth Hot Springs area. The features here are quite different from thermal areas elsewhere in the park. As hot water rises through limestone, large quantities of rock are dissolved by the hot water, and a white chalky mineral is deposited on the surface.
Yellowstone Sunrise Moon over the Yellowstone River Yellowstone River Yellowstone River
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces Limestone Formations Limestone Formations Yellowstone
Yellowstone Fire 1988 

Fumaroles, or steam vents 

Fumaroles Fumaroles and Bison
Traffic Jam Kings of the Road Yellowstone Bison