Interesting facts about Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
A.Mackintosh, B. said “in 1872, Congress reserved the spectacular Yellowstone country in the Wyoming and Montana territories "as a public park or pleasuring-ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people." In his book from 1991, The National Parks: Shaping the System. B.Many people are fascinated by the National Parks around the world because of the attractions, including Yellowstone C.Main points
A. Fishing is a big attraction to Yellowstone
1.Old fishing bridge now only used for tourists to watch the trout spawn. 2.NPS.gov states that “anglers over the age of 16 have to purchase a fishing license for either 3 days, one week, or one season. Reason to purchase a license” (1)To help support the Park
(2)Pay the Tour Guides
(3)Keep the park clean
(4)Fines for not purchasing a license.
3.There are a few different types of fish
(2)Westslope Cutthroat Trout
(3)Yellowstone Cutthroat Trout
B. Old Faithful is a big attraction to Yellowstone National Park 1.“Old Faithful and the majority of the world's geysers are preserved here.” Explained by Ralph Taylor in his online article: Activity Recorded by Data Logger 2. This geyser erupts every 51-95 minutes with +/- 10 minute accuracy (1) Kieffer, S.W. said “The way that the geyser launches that boiling water is geothermal energy and magma.” in his article Seismicity at Old Faithful Geyser: an isolated Source of geothermal noise and possible analogue of volcanic Seismicity (2) Kieffer also said “A geyser is similar to a volcano, but instead of viscous magma, it launches H20” 3.In recent years the average eruption length has been longer, it’s now an average of 3.5 minutes long.
C.Winter activities are also...