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Hot spring, Yellowstone N.P.

When water falls as snow or rain on the Yellowstone Plateau , it slowly percolates through layers of porous rock. Sinking to a depth of nearly 3300 meters (10000 feet), it comes in contact with the hot rocks of the magma chamber under the surface. The water is cooked and becomes...

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Taken on June 16, 2008