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Geology of National Parks, 3D and Photographic Tours

Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin

Cleopatra Terrace is located in the lower terrace portion of the Mammoth Hot Springs thermal area. Due to changing precipitation rates and buildup of mineral deposits, springs (and their associated terrace deposits) may go dormant for periods lasting years.


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