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Yellowstone History: Lost Lake

1878 preliminary geo map of ynp

In spite of its name, Yellowstone’s Lost Lake is remarkably easy to find.

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Yellowstone History: Great Fountain Geyser

great fountain geyser july 2015

As the only predictable geyser in the Lower Geyser Basin, Great Fountain Geyser has a history of prominence in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Books: Yellowstone and the Great West

hayden_painting_jackson

Although it was not the first expedition through the region, the 1871 Hayden Geological Survey really did help Yellowstone become a national park.

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Yellowstone History: Liberty Cap

Tourist group at Liberty Cap;Photographer unknown;1888

Have you ever wondered how Mammoth Hot Springs’ Liberty Cap got its name?

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