Spring, Yellostone Park, in the Gibbon River Valley. 20' in diameter,
it churns, steams and overflows continuously, and is one of the
hottest springs in the locality.
This image was taken in the late afternoon as the
sun was falling behind the trees. The mist in the atmosphere created
a ghost like image in the shadow of the trees.
is located in the Gibbon Geyser Basin. It is one of the hottest
springs in Yellowstone, averaging 196°F (91°C). It was named
in 1883 for the blue-green colour which is the colour of the gemstone
The Gibbon Geyser
Basin along the Gibbon River consists of the Chocolate Pots, Sylvan
Springs, Artist Paint Pots, Geyser Creek, Gibbon Hill and Monument
Basin. Each group is small but unique and different in size, shape
and colour. The Chocolate Pots are the most unusual group. They
consist of a small collection of dark-brown cones coloured by sinter
containing more than 50% iron oxide.