Commotion in the Devil's Ink Pot-A Moment of Eruption, Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., U.S.A.
At the Lower and at the Middle Geyser Basins, as at the Upper, one looks out over thousands of acres of the white or tinted deposits called geyserite,--born of the hot pools and geysers,--and he wonders at the amount of deposit as well as on account of the colors. Punctuating the vast stretches of this variegated geyserite, one sees not only scores, but hundres of openings, from each of which more or less of steam is constantly rising, while from nearly all of them hot water in varying quantities is thrown at irregular intervals. During a warm day much of the steam is invisible, but when the ...
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