Beauty Pool

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Beauty Pool
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Beauty Pool
Location Upper Geyser Basin,
Yellowstone National Park,
Teton County, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°28′06″N 110°50′20″W / 44.468393°N 110.838765°W / 44.468393; -110.838765Coordinates: 44°28′06″N 110°50′20″W / 44.468393°N 110.838765°W / 44.468393; -110.838765[1]
Elevation 7,336 feet (2,236 m) [2]
Type Hot Spring
Temperature 164–175 °F (73–79 °C) [3]
Depth 25 feet (7.6 m) [3]

Beauty Pool is a hot spring in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the United States.

It is connected to the nearby Chromatic Spring. When the water level in one of the two pools rises and overflows, the water level in the other decreases. These fluctuations in water level take place over periods ranging from a few weeks to several years.[4] During this energy shift, the temperatures can change about 10°F. Its temperature ranges from 164 to 175 °F (73 to 79 °C)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beauty Pool". Yellowstone Geothermal Features Database. Montana State University. 
  2. ^ "Beauty Pool". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ a b c "Geyers - Upper Basin". YellowstoneNationalPark.com. 
  4. ^ "Chromatic Spring". Old Faithful Area Tour. National Park Service.