Post Card 70 • Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces

Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces
Yellowstone national park
Genuine Curteigh-Chicago "C.T. Art-Colortone" Post Card
The calcium carbonate of which these terraces are built deposits so rapidly from the lime laden hot water that the courses of the flowing water are constantly changing. Where the water ceases to flow, the plant life which give the terraces their beautiful coloring disappears leaving the deposit white and bare.