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Formation Springs Preserve
Idaho


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Formation Springs cave

Formation Springs cave

A surprisingly long cave through the travertine terraces at Formation Spring

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014
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Shallow streams at Formation Springs Preserve

Shallow streams at Formation Springs Preserve

Clear waters and lush meadows at Formation Springs, north of Soda Springs

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014
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A slow flowing spring-fed stream at Formation Springs

A slow flowing spring-fed stream at Formation Springs

Several short streams originate at Formation Springs then disappear again

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014

A sphagnum bog at Formation Springs Preserve

A sphagnum bog at Formation Springs Preserve

Sphagnum moss grows in permanently wet spots and will, given enough time, create a raised bog, like a saturated sponge where there had once been a pond

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014
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Catwalks and bridges at the Formation Springs Preserve

Catwalks and bridges at the Formation Springs Preserve

The springs and lush vegetation at Formation Springs constitute an oasis in the arid sagebrush landscape

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014
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Dry travertine terraces at Formation Springs

Dry travertine terraces at Formation Springs

This small area was once a series of travertine terraces and pools formed by a spring that has since stopped flowing

north of Soda Springs, Idaho

Date photographed: July 26, 2014
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