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| View looking north of the Yellowstone River and Hayden Valley,
with the Washburn Range in the background
(National Park Service photo)   <click to enlarge>

Yellowstone Caldera
    10308 ft (3142 m) .
Major Peaks:
Mount Sheridan:     10308 ft (3142 m)
Mount Washburn:     10243 ft (3122 m)
Location: Northwestern Wyoming
Lat / Long: 44.4° N, 110.7° W
Volcanic Type: Ash-flow calderas with lava domes
Volcanic Status: Active, with numerous geysers and hot springs;
last eruption 70,000 years ago
First Ascent:
First Ski Descent:
Skiable Vertical: over 3300 ft (1000 m)
Administration:   Yellowstone National Park



Yellowstone Caldera . . .





Some useful links:  

    Global Volcanism Program: Yellowstone
    USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory
    Yellowstone National Park (see in-depth home page and park map)
    Historical Climate & Snowfall Records: West Yellowstone, MT,
        Old Faithful, WY, and Lake Yellowstone, WY
   
   
Topographic map of the Yellowstone Caldera (1:250,000 scale)
    from USGS Ashton, showing the caldera rim and the two resurgent domes
    <click to enlarge>

      More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...


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