Alabaster Cascades of Minerva Terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone Nat. Park, Wyo., The
ALABASTER CASCADES OF MINERVA TERRACE, MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS. Not more than 500 or 600 ft. from Cleopatra Terrace, about E. of the latter and a little farther down the slope of the hill, we come to Minerva Terrace. As we see it before us, almost entire at this distance, there are revealed beyond it to the N. W. the rugged slopes of Sepulcher Mountain (Alt. 9,400 ft.) which in that direction walls the valley of the Gardiner River. From this point of view it is easy to observe how the lime deposits for ages have been brought up from the subterranean strata by the springs and slowly distributed over ...
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