Presentation on theme: "Yellowstone National Park"— Presentation transcript:
1 Yellowstone National Park Zespół Szkół w FirlejuGimnazjum
2 National Park Definition National park is a natural area designed (by the government) to protect the ecological integrity of one or more ecosystems for present and future generations.
3 Yellowstone National Park was established by the U. S Yellowstone National Park was established by the U. S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.Yellowstone is the oldest and best known national park in the United States.Ulysses S. Grant
4 Yellowstone National Park is located in the western United States Yellowstone National Park is located in the western United States. It spans 3,472 square miles (8,987 square km). Ninety-six percent of the park is located in the state of Wyoming, another three percent is in Montana, and one percent is in Idaho.
5 colorful travertine terraces. LAND FORMATIONSThis park features the largest and most spectacular thermal area on earth:over 10,000 geysers,hot springs,mud pots,colorful travertine terraces.
6 Old Faithful is one of the Parks most well known geysers in the park Mud potsHot Springs are pools of hot water, the source of their heat is the magma under the earth’s surface.