Forces of Nature

When we visited Yellowstone National Park last summer I was amazed by the geothermal activity at this park. We saw many geysers and among them was this Jet Geyser erupting at the Lower Geyser Basin at Yellowstone.

The heat from the volcanic activity makes its presence known by heating ground water. This eruption is the result of super-heated water below-ground becoming trapped in channels leading to the surface and creating this thermal feature.

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29 comments

    1. Yes it is beautiful yet dangerous. There have been many tragedies of thermal pool accidents at Yellowstone as the geyser’s surface temperature is close to boiling. There are many signs at the place to walk on the wooden bridge and be careful.

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