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ACS News Service Weekly PressPac: Wed Aug 15 11:49:00 EDT 2018

The chemistry of Yellowstone's hot springs (video)

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Yellowstone National Park is a popular destination for vacationers and nature lovers. But if you don’t obey the park’s rules and regulations, you could end up in off-limits areas where the water is dangerous because of its acidity and extreme heat. In this video, Reactions explains how Yellowstone’s geochemistry leads to its unique waters: https://youtu.be/OqP50563IDM.

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Yellowstone National Park hot pools