Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - P3
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park; SEP 2018

 

The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is another one of Yellowstone National Park’s iconic features. The steep, rugged canyon is cut through volcanic rocks that are colored by deposits of iron. It is being cut by the Yellowstone river which, in other parts of the park, seem calm and serene. But, in the canyon, it is a raging torrent. It tumbles down over Upper Yellowstone Falls (109’) then, after a short distance, tumbles over Lower Yellowstone Falls (308’). After the falls, the river flows its way alongside fumaroles and over cascades as it winds its way through the canyon.

Most of these images are from a recent trip. But I decided to include 3 from previous trips to give you some other perspectives of the canyon. They are Bottom of Lower Yellowstone Falls with rainbow like color, The Beam, a unique winter phenomenon and Lower Yellowstone Falls in Winter by the Light of the Full Moon.

 

Regards,

 

Larry

Note: Click on caption to see image at higher resolution

Bottom of Lower Yellowstone Falls
Bottom of Lower Yellowstone Falls
Lower Yellowstone Falls in WInter by Light of the Full Moon
Lower Yellowstone Falls in Winter by Full Moon Light
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - P5
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P6
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - P4
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P4
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park; SEP 2018
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P8
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - P2
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P2
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone - P1
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P1
Canyon Bright
Canyon Bright – “The Beam” at Yellowstone Canyon
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone – P7

Notr: These and other images are available to purchase at my website: www.earthwatcher.us or by contacting larry@earthwatcher.us

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