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Travellers' rest
Family Outings
Blue Hat
The Wizard Appears
Unfolding
The natural face of Greenland in Qeqertarsuaq
water buffalo head-spar for love
Eggs Predation
Colours of Autumn at Shigar River
The Stay
Blue sail
Biscuit Basin Ghosts, -35 Degrees
Susurrate
Squirrel on the hunt in Central Park
Maine
Village Home
Panorama of the Bara Imambara in Lucknow, India.
'La Dolce Vita' Dance
Off the Ice
Women dance during an LGBT bloc party in the streets of Philadelphia.
Beautiful ice formations in Door County along Lake Michigan
Cheetah man
Saint Paul de Vence
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Biscuit Basin Ghosts, -35 Degrees

Yellowstone has at times been faulted for lacking the iconic vistas that define some of the other US national parks, such as Yosemite or Glacier. However, the ecological variety and ever-changing geothermal landscapes creates iconic scenes that may only last a moment. The trick is to be at the right spot, at the right moment to witness it. And it is because of the fleeting nature of these scenes that make the resulting image more profound; it serves as a reminder of the Earth's transient nature. On a geological scale, this is universally true everywhere, the earth's surface is in constant flux. But on a human scale we rarely have the opportunity to witness this geological ballet. These types of geological changes to the earth are most apparent here than anywhere else in the world.

TAGS: Geothermal, Geyser, Nps100, Wyoming

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