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The Yellowstone National Park is situated in the U.S. state of Wyoming (96 percent) and extends into Montana and Idaho. The park was established on March 1, 1872 and was the first Nationalpark in the world. It is named after the Yellowstone River.  

In the northeast are situated the Beartooth Mountains, in the west the Madison Range, in the south the Teton Range and the Absaroka Range. The Nationalpark covers an area of 8'987 square kilometres. The highest point in the Park is the Eagle Peak at 3'462 m (average elevation of the park is 2'400 m). The Yellowstone Plateau lies over a volcanic hotspot and is refered as a supervolcano. 

The major attractions in the Yellowstone Nationalpark are the Old Faithful Geyser, the Yellowstone Falls in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Hayden Valley, the 4 Mammoth Hot Springs, the Yellowstone Lake, the Norris Geyser Basin, the Lower Geyser Basin and the West Thumb Geyser Basin. 

The Yellowstone Nationalpark hosts the largest concentration of geysers in the world (The Valley of Geysers, located in the Kamchatka Peninsula of Russia hosts the second largest concentration).  

 

USA 1934, Old Faithful Geyser.


The imperforated stamps were issued without gum.
The stamp was issued in the series "National Parks".

www.waterfallstamp.com USA Yellowstone waterfall stamp Guyana 1997

USA 1972, Old Faithful Geyser. 

The Old Faitful Geyser is the most famous geyser in the park. It is situated together with the Castle Geyser, the Grand Geyser, the Daisy Geyser and the Riverside Geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin. Its eruption-intervals can range from 45 to 125 minutes. The eruptions can shoot the water up to 32 - 56 metres. 

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA Yellowstone waterfall stamp issued by Togo 1981

Togo 1981, Yellowstone Nationalpark.

 

Bhutan 1991, Walt Disney Old Faitful in Yellowstone National Park stamp

Bhutan 1991, Walt Disney
Old Faitful in Yellowstone National Park.

 

mountainstamp.com USA Yellowstone Nationalpark stamp issued by San Marino 1996

San Marino 1996, Mammoth Hot Springs in the Yellowstone Nationalpark.
The Terrace Mountain at Mammoth Hot Springs is known as one of the largest known carbonate-depositing spring in the world. 

Such cascades of natural lakes formed behind travertine dams can be seen for example in Pamukkale (Turkey) or Huanglong (China).  

 

United Nations 2003, Yellowstone Nationalpark.
(the F.s. 1.30 stamp from Geneva office issued in sheets)
(The F.s. 0.30 stamp from Geneva office and the stamps from New York and Vienna office issued in booklet).

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA 2004 Yellowstone stamp issued by Gambia

Gambia 2004, Mammoth Hot Springs in the Yellowstone Nationalpark.

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA 2004 Yellowstone stamp issued by Gambia

Gambia 2004, Yellowstone Nationalpark.

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA 2012 Steamboat Geyser stamp timbre

USA 2006, Steamboat Geyser.
It is situated in the Norris Geyser Basin and actually the world's tallest active geyser. The major eruption can shoot the water up to 90 metres, but the intervals between major eruptions can span from 4 days to about fifty years. 

 

Antigua & Barbuda 2006 Yellowstone National Park stamp

Antigua & Barbuda 2006, Yellowstone National Park.

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA 2009 Old Faithful Geyser stamp

USA 2009, Old Faithful Geyser (self-adhesive). 

 

www.mountainstamp.com USA 2012 Yellowstone Nationalpark stamp

USA 2012, Forever stamp "Geothermal spring" (self-adhesive).
(Forever stamps are always equal in value to the current First-Class Mail one-ounce rate.)  

The stamp was issued in the sheet "Earthscapes".
The sheet is existing uncut as well.

The image is showing an areal view of the center of the Grand Prismatic Spring in the Yellowstone Nationalpark. It is the largest hot spring in the USA with a diameter of 75 m × 91 metres.  

 

Guyana 2015 Yellowstone Nationalpark stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Guyana 2015, Yellowstone Nationalpark.
The stamp was issued in the series "World Heritages Sites of the Americas".

 

USA 2016 Yellowstone National Park stamp

USA 2016, Yellowstone National Park.
The stamp was issued in the series "National Park Service’s Centennial".

 

Marshall Islands US National Park Service's Centennial stamp Yellowstone National Park

Marshall Islands 2016, Yellowstone National Park.
The stamp was issued in the series "National Park Service’s Centennial".

 

note:
A painting of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone was depicted as illustration on a miniaturesheets of the following series:
Sierra Leone 2017, "Masterpieces of Romanticism".

 

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