Skip to content

Mammoth hot springs

July 18, 2011

Yellowstone is constantly changing. This became very evident to me at Mammoth hot springs.  I had been there once before – 27 years ago – but still remembered the beautiful Minerva terrace. White terraces with blue water. It looked so beautiful and I was very much looking forward to photographing it. So you can imagine my surprise when instead I just saw grey rock! As it was explained on a sign, Yellowstone is always changing, springs dry up and might resurface at a later time, and new ones emerge. The image below is from one of these new sections. It started to form only 5 years ago and has since overtaken trees and a boardwalk. It’s not the Minerva terrace, but the colors were beautiful.

More images from Yellowstone can be found on my website here

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: