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Twin Geyser, and some of the Emerald Springs
|Abyss Pool, and friends. The pool is partially surrounded
by a boardwalk, which is generally filled with admirers. The ranger is giving
|Big Cone sits out on Yellowstone lake.
|A view up the side of a calcified hillside in the West Thumb
|A little bit closer view of fishing cone.
|A board walk takes us along the heavily encrusted shore of
the West Thumb Geyser Basin.
|Living things do not interact well with geysers. These trees
have been dead for ages. The heat, chemicals, and eventually the constriction
of the crust makes it impossible for most things to live.
|This is Lakeside Spring, not to be confused with the nearby
Lake shore Geyser. The spring is overflowing a bit this year, and looks a
bit different than it had in some previous years.
|The mineral deposits do not end at the shore. There are underwater
vents and geysers, as well as underwater mineral deposits.
Lake shore, and fishing Hole Geysers
|Some tourists stare down into Lakeside Geyser. Yellowstone
Lake is at their backs.
|The walkways around Seismograph Pool
Seismograph and the adjacent Blue Bell pools
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