Yellowstone National Park

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Yellowstone National Park

EnvironmentLocated at 44° N, 110.5° WHighest Point- 11,358 feet above sea levelLowest point- 5,282 feet above sea levelRecord high temperature- 99°FRecord low temperature- -66° FPrecipitation varies from 15 inches to 80 inchesCreated by volcanic eruptions 6,000,000 years ago

Abiotic Factors-Rocks-Water-Weather-Sunlight-Dirt-Climate-Elevation

Yellowstone National Park

Limiting Factors-Forest Fires-1,000's of miniature earthquakes, usually undetectable by humans, but some are larger-Space-Altitude

Human Impact-The cutthroat trout has sufferd since European settlement, but has recently begun to flourish in some areas.-Yellowstone is a national park, so cars can create lots of pollution.-Also, because it is a national park, it suffers from the tourists who leave garbage behind.

Mammoth Hot Springs

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Symbiotic RelationshipsParasitism- Bison and TickMutualism- Bird and BisonCommensalism- Raven and Lodgepole Pine

Works CitedWebsites- "Yellowstone National Park." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, last modified 16 Dec. 2013. Web. 9 Dec. 2013.National Parks Service. National Parks Service, last updated 09 Dec. 2013. Web. 16 Dec. 2013.Book-Chapple, Janet, and Bruno J. Giletti. Yellowstone Treasures: The Traveler's Companion to the National Park. Menlo Park, CA: Granite Peak Publications, 2009. Print.Encyclopedia-"Yellowstone National Park." World Book Student. World Book, 2013. Web. 17 Dec. 2013. Video-Yellowstone/Teton National Park 2011 (HD 1080p). 10 July 2011. Video.


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