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Geology Fieldnotes: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming/Idaho/Montana
This Yellowstone National Park site contains park geology information, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and teacher features (resources for teaching geology with National Park examples). The park geology section discusses the Park's geologic history, structural geology, and describes many of the geologic sites and wildlife found in the park. It describes the sites found on the routes from Old Faithful to Mammoth Springs (East Thumb, Old Faithful, Midway, Lower, and Norris geysers, geyser basins, Gibbon Falls), Mammoth Springs to Tower Junction and the Canyon (Undine Falls, Lava Creek, Lamar Valley, Hayden Valley), and at the Yellowstone Lake area (West Thumb and Grant Village).
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Paleontology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this web-site, unless otherwise indicated, is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as is permitted by the law. Not all information on this web-site has been created or is owned by the NPS. If you wish to use any non-NPS material, you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-001-167
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Tour of Park Geology: Fossils'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division