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Yellowstone National Park
This National Park Service website highlights the nature and features found in this park. It provides information about the geology of park (Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs, Norris, Canyon, West Thumb, Bridge Bay, Tower-Roosevelt), geothermal features (hot springs, mud pots, fumaroles, geysers), wildlife (bison, wolves, mountain lions, elk, birds, bears, coyotes), fish, fire, wetland resources, and the famous sand verbena plant found only in Yellowstone. There are also many publications dealing with environmental assessments, project reports and park plans available to download. The history and archeology of the park are covered as well. Live webcams show visitors updated images of Old Faithful, Mammoth Hot Springs and a fire camera on Mt. Washburn. Online tours also take visitors to the Old Faithful area, the South section of the park, the North section of the park and to Mammoth Hot Springs.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Field trip - virtual
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geochemistry
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
Selected resources may require Adobe Acrobat reader or video-viewing software.
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-000-000-003-098
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Yellowstone National Park
http://www.nps.gov/yell/index.htm