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The Fountain Paint Pot is a mud pot located in Lower Geyser Basin in Yellowstone National Park. The Fountain Paint Pot is named for the reds, yellows and browns of the mud in this area. The differing colors are derived from oxidation states of the iron in the mud. As with all hot springs, the heat in the caldera forces pressurized water up…
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Yellowstone Fountain Paint Pot Area

Closeup View Of A Mudpot

Two Large Mudpots

View Of Fountain Paint Pots

Fountain Pots Bubbling

Fountain Paint Pots

Fountain Paint Pot Area

Silex Spring - Fountain Paint Pot

At The Fountain Paint Pot