Mammoth Paint Pots, curious pink and white mud springs, Yellowstone Park, U.S.A.
Lower Geyser Basin is between Firehole River and its east fork. It covers an area of about 38 square miles. The central part is a plateau with only a few trees and is of marshy ground or covered with deposits from the springs. The slopes which surround the basin are covered with thick woods, and are several hundred feet higher. There are about 700 hot springs and about 20 geysers in this basin, many of them being small, but nevertheless interesting. Fountain Geyser is in this basin. It is in eruption frequently at intervals of two or three hours, so one can be sure of seeing it in action ...
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