Yellowstone National Park Mud Pots

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  • By Brian Inocencio


A Mutpot is a sort of acidic hot spring, with limited water. It usually looks like a form of water bubbling in mud, caused by the acid and microorganisms decompose surrounding rock into clay and mud. Although the mud pots are not as picturesque as other hot springs and pools, these turbulent pools of hot, muddy water, and bizarre landscapes are another feature that makes Yellowstone National Park so unique.

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