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Morning Glory Rainbow Pool

April 7, 2012 at 2:03pm | by Steven

Morning Glory Rainbow Pool, Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park
The distinct color of the pool is due to bacteria which inhabit the water. On a few rare occasions the Morning Glory Pool has erupted as a geyser, usually following an earthquake or other nearby seismic activity. Several entryways have been clogged due to objects being thrown in by tourists, reducing the hot water supply, and in turn altering the overall appearance of the pool.

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