- Beryl Spring
Beryl Spring is a
hot springin the Gibbon Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Parkin the United States.
Beryl is one of the hottest in Yellowstone, averaging 196°F (91°C). [cite web | last = Fournier | first = R. O. | coauthors = Weltman, U.; Counce, D.; White, L. D.; and Janik, C. J. | year = 2002 | url = http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of02-344/of02-344.pdf?page=43 | title = Results Of Weekly Chemical And Isotopic Monitoring Of Selected Springs In Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park During June-September, 1995. | format = PDF | publisher = U.S. Department of the Interior & U.S. Geological Survey | accessdate = May 25 | accessyear = 2006] It was named by the
U.S. Geological SurveyHague party in 1883 for the blue-green color which reminded a party member of the gemstone beryl. [cite web | date = 22 December 2004| url = http://www.nps.gov/yell/nature/nhighlights/picpages/berylsprng.htm | title = Beryl Spring | publisher = Yellowstone National Park | accessdate = May 25 | accessyear = 2006]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.