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The Unforseen Beauty of a National Park

A symphony of colors blankets a hillside at Dunraven Pass with a distant view of the valley and mountain ranges.
Overlook of the towering mountains and the wistful beauty of Quake Lake, a lake formed after a deadly earthquake on August 17. 1959. (Kiley Williams)
Bison bull shaking off the dust after wallowing the sand near a hot spring to mark his territory from other rival bulls. (Kiley Williams)
A symphony of colors blankets a hillside at Dunraven Pass with a distant view of the valley and mountain ranges. (Kiley Williams)
A mountain goat with her kid fearlessly scaling a sheer cliff side taking breaks to nurse and lick minerals that coat the rocks. (Kiley Williams)
The gigantic valley of the powerful Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone carved out by snaking Yellowstone River. (Kiley Williams)
The marbling of bronze combining with streaks of amber and gold softly ending at turquoise riding on the puff of smoke from the Grand Prismatic Springs, the 3rd largest hot spring in the world. (Kiley Williams)
A pillar of rock jutting out of the jagged rock sides to form Yellowstone’s Natural Bridge with a waterfall that nestles underneath the bridge that overlooks Yellowstone Lake. (Kiley Williams)
The frightening but peaceful feeling of seeming like an ant compared to the vast landscape at Buffalo Jump State Park where Native Americans would hunt by driving off herds of bison off the cliff. (Kiley Williams)
A dainty Glacier Lily known for blooming in cold mountain sides, reaching up from the dirt with its golden petals hanging downwards. (Kiley Williams)
An observant raven perched on a fallen pine tree overlooking the pillaring towers of smoke from the distant hot springs on the drive up to Dunraven Pass. (Kiley Williams)
The unpredictable Steamboat Geyser, the largest geyser in the world displays its power by an enormous circle of dead trees around it caused by the massive amount of boiling hot water that erupts from it. (Kiley Williams)
Yellowstone’s most famous attraction Old Faithful spewing thousands of gallons of water up into the clouds from a massive underground water reservoir. (Kiley Williams)
A sleepy Grizzly bear balancing on the remains of a burnt lodgepole pine during an early afternoon drizzle. (Kiley Williams)

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Kiley Williams, Photographer
Kiley Williams is this academic years Photographer for The Gannon Knight. Kiley is a junior biology major from St. Mary’s PA. A fun fact about Kiley is that she can drive a forklift. 

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