This is an incredible place.
Yellowstone national Park, which is now 145 years old, is the world’s first established national Park. Here on the vast territory there are numerous geysers, Alpine lakes and rivers, canyons and mysterious caves and a dormant SUPERVOLCANO Caldera.
1. “Mammoth springs” represent a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine, calcareous tufa, in Yellowstone national Park. 1870. (Photo by William Henry Jackson | Library of Congress | Corbis
2. The bear and the tourist, 1935. (Photo By Kirn Vintage Stock | Corbis):
3. The tourist route. (Photo Library of Congress | Corbis):
4. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Yellowstone National Park, 1937.
5. Bear, 1960. (Photo By Dean Conger | Corbis):
6. Local resident — the coyote. (Photo By Lucy Nicholson | Reuters):
7. “Mammoth springs”. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
8. Bison. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
9. Lake Morning Glory. The name given due to its shape in 1883. The color of the water in the lake due to the development of a vast number of microorganisms. Periodically, the lake erupted like a geyser during the increase of seismic activity in the region or earthquakes. But now on the condition of the lake affected by anthropogenic factor. (Photo Mark Ralston):
10. An old campaigner — one of the most famous geysers on Earth. Located in Yellowstone national Park. During one eruption of the geyser is thrown from 14 to 32 thousand liters of boiling water to a height of 32 to 56 m in length from 1.5 to 5 minutes. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
11. Elk and the Moon. (Photo National Park Service | Neal Herbert):
12. Old faithful is one of the most predictable geysers in the world, it erupts every 35-120 minutes, so it is believed to be the most photographed of the wonders of nature. (Photo Mark Ralston):
13. On takeoff! Swan. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
14. In the Park there are almost 60 mammal species, including rare: wolf, lynx and Grizzlies. Among the larger mammals there are also bison, black bear (baribal), deer, elk, moose, mule deer, mountain goat, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and Cougar.
15. Bear. (Photo By Jim Urquhart | Reuters):
16. A fire in 2013. (Photo By Mike Lewelling | National Park Service):
17. The pronghorn is a ruminant animal and the oldest ungulates of North America. (Photo National Park Service | Neal Herbert):
18. The lower falls. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
19. He took the boy’s hand. (Photo By Stewart Tomlinson | U.S. Geological Survey):
20. Marten in a tree, 12 Feb 2017. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
21. Bisonic. (Photo National Park Service | Jim Peaco):
According to archaeological data, people began to live in the area that is now the Park for at least 11,000 years ago. Modern scholars first appeared in the region in 1805.
22. Lower waterfall seems frozen, but flowing. (Photo by Carol M. Highsmith | Library of Congress):
26 October 1976 Yellowstone national Park was recognized as international biosphere reserve, and on September 8, 1978, included in the world Heritage list of UNESCO (at number 28, among the first objects of the list).
23. White-tailed deer. (Photo National Park Service | Jacob W. Frank):
24. Grizzly bear. For more information see: “Meet a grizzly bear”. (Photo National Park Service | Jim Peaco):
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