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The geothermal areas of Yellowstone include several geyser basins in Yellowstone National Park as well as other geothermal features such as hot springs, mud pots, and fumaroles. The number of thermal features in Yellowstone is estimated at 10,000 and 200 to 250 geysers erupt in Yellowstone each year, making it the place with the highest concentration of active geysers in the world. The difference in pH & temperature allows for a different class of bacterial thermophiles to live, creating different color patterns in and around the waters.

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  • Uploaded on October 6, 2012
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    by Jean-Yves PARET
    • Camera: NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D7000