From Yellowstone Park N. over Gardiner to Gallatin Range (left) and Buffalo Plateau.
You are facing nearly north towards Livingston, Montana. The Yellowstone River, which comes from the Lake, far up on the Park plateau behind you, is flowing through that valley you see yonder, between the mountains, on its way to join the Missouri. This admirably dignified and appropriate gateway was constructed in 1902-3. President Roosevelt laid the corner-stone. The stones are native columnar basalt and the structure stands 100 feet high. Notice how the broadened bases of the side sections make them suggest magnificent stability, and how the wedge or keystone shape of the central section gives ...
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