Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon

Craters of the Moon Snake River Plain, Idaho The vast volumes of lava you can observe in Craters of the Moon came from a system of long crustal fractures forming a series of volcano across the Snake River plain. The vegetation is still very sparse due to the relative...
Yosemite

Yosemite

Yosemite A world of granite cliffs, endless waterfalls and giant sequoias. Bridalveil Fall At Bridalveil Fall, the water drops from Cathedral Rocks down to the valley, 188m below. Reaching the bottom of the fall is a unique experience. A concrete trail leads you to...
Grand-Teton

Grand-Teton

Grand-Teton Part of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem The Teton fault with 10.6km of vertical relief is a gigantic normal fault separating the Teton range, uplifted in the footwall, from the flat sediment filled valley floor. The topography in the valley is due to...
Geological Wonders in Yellowstone

Geological Wonders in Yellowstone

Geological Wonders Yellowstone National Park Palette Spring, Mammoth Hot Spring For a few, Yellowstone is Earth’s door to Hell, for others, like the many microbiologists who visit the park in pilgrimage, this place is like going to Heaven. Bacteria and...
Wildlife of Yellowstone

Wildlife of Yellowstone

The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Yellowstone & Grand-Teton   The Yellowstone ecosystem offers amazing opportunities for wildlife viewing, including the largest mammals of the continent. In less than four days, I had many memorable encounters including...