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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03338

The terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs in NW Yellowstone consist of shallow pools with ledges draped with ribbons of travertine.  Rapid deposition encroaches on nearby forests and can produce changes visible within a period of weeks. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).

The terraces of Mammoth Hot Springs in NW Yellowstone consist of shallow pools with ledges draped with ribbons of travertine. Rapid deposition encroaches on nearby forests and can produce changes visible within a period of weeks.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1968 (Smithsonian Institution).


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