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Minerva Terrace, Yellowstone National Park

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Comments (18)

Karolina P. on May 19, 2007

amazing place

walkaboutwest on May 31, 2007

This is an especially nice shot of Minerva. Did you take this photo awhile back? Most of that terrace has been quite dry the last several years, but you probably have a better lens than I do :).

dw photo on May 31, 2007

I took this tele shot back in 1999. The sun was shining while a thunderstorm was visible at the horizon. This added to the mood of the picture.

walkaboutwest on May 31, 2007

The stormy sky really sets it off. It is a beautiful contrast. It is probably about the last best shot of Minerva I've seen. It's been mostly dry. However both Palette Spring and Canary Springhave been putting out lots of water. They both built several feet of terraces in only a couple of years, but at Christmas, Palette Spring looked as though it was going dry also. Certainly a dynamic place.

Sonia Villegas on June 4, 2007

Wonderful image, great composition

Eddie Dean on June 15, 2007

great photo! beautiful colors!

dw photo on June 17, 2007

HI Eddie + Gilberto, thank you! :-)

Giulio Colla on June 17, 2007

Stupefacente!!!!!!! Ciao Giulio

gilberto silvestri on June 21, 2007

Amazing photograph, with spectacular colors, Are these colors similarDallol, Danakil Desert because of Potassium, Sodium and Sulfur deposits ?. Is this area with Geysers? Greetings, Gilberto.

dw photo on June 21, 2007

@ Gilberto: Yes, this is a geyser area (Yellowstone national park)

ULISES888 on August 13, 2007

Hermosa fotografia

WEOSRA on October 21, 2008

What a wonderful World-Thanks for your many very nice Pictures from the World in BEST OF absolut super-Well Done !!Greetings from Germany

imatschool on November 12, 2008

wow it is awsome

Jerome Bastianelli on March 13, 2010


dw photo on August 8, 2010

@ Bruce: I miss Minerva, too :D

Christos Theodorou on December 3, 2010

A wonderful capture! - like - best regards from Athens

Talavan on December 12, 2010

Buena instantánea. Saludos desde España Talavan

Maurice MAZELLIER on February 14, 2015

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