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Inside Yellowstone - The Norris Area

 

 

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Norris Geyser Basin Online Tour
http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/norris-geyser-basin-tour.htm

Norris Area Natural Highlights
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/nnorris.htm

Frequently Asked Questions at Norris
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/norrisfaq.htm

Norris Geyser Basin Trailside Museum-NPS Parkitecture
http://www.cr.nps.gov/hdp/exhibits/parkitect/info/yell08.htm

Fractures Control Flow of Hydrothermal Fluid at Norris - article in Yellowstone Science
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/upload/YS14%284%29partII.pdf

Detecting Change in Hydrothermal Features at Norris - article in Yellowstone Science
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/upload/YS14%284%29partIII.pdf

Video and Transcript of Presentation by Geologist, Bob Smith, University of Utah
http://www.nps.gov/yell/naturescience/sciencetalks.htm

Wildlife Safety Video-Why You Should Never Approach Wildlife
http://www.nps.gov/yell/photosmultimedia/safetyvideos.htm

Safety Information Every Visitor Needs to Know
http://www.nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/yoursafety.htm

U.S. Army Backcountry Cabins
http://www.nps.gov/yell/historyculture/backcountrycabin.htm

Did You Know?

Upper Geyser Basin Hydrothermal Features on a Winter Day.

Yellowstone contains approximately one-half of the world’s hydrothermal features. There are over 10,000 hydrothermal features, including over 300 geysers, in the park.