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Scenes from Surprise Valley

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View of the Warner Mountains from Surprise Valley.

Rainbow obsidian scatter on the alkali flats.

Rainbow obsidian scatter on the alkali flats.

Geothermal action in Surprise Valley.

Geothermal action in Surprise Valley.

Boiling pool.

Boiling pool.

Although the rest of the valley had barely awakened to spring, Mimulus guttatus (common yellow monkeyflower) was in full bloom on the warm, moist pool edges.

Although the rest of the valley had barely awakened to spring, Mimulus guttatus (common yellow monkeyflower) was in full bloom on the warm, moist pool edges.

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