Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park

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Taken on May. 17, 2015

This photo taken during the beginning of the wet season shows Lamar Valley in Yellowstone National Park, one of the more iconic parks in this region. The precipitation has fallen as snow at the higher elevations. The diverse landscape with broad, open grasslands at lower elevations, forests at mid elevations, and high mountains devoid of tree cover, is in many respects typical of the region.