Steam vents and milky-blue silica-rich pools, Norris Geyser Basin Yell

Steam vents and milky-blue silica-rich pools, Norris Geyser Basin Yellowstone

Detailed Description

Porcelain Terrace area of Norris Geyser Basin. Note steam vents in the foreground and many milky-blue silica depositing pools in the distance. The broad area of white deposits is silica sinter deposited in this case from acidic Cl-rich hot spring waters.

Details

Image Dimensions: 492 x 369

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Location Taken: US