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Don't Let Yellowstone's Beauty Fool You into Thinking it's Safe

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While Yellowstone has a reputation for beauty and leisure, it can also be a dangerous place. One man, Truman Everts, discovered this firsthand in 1870 when he became lost there for 37 days.

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When you soar above Yellowstone, it's easy to see why it became the world's first national park in 1872. It's a place of staggering beauty and fragile creatures, of stunning granite peaks that pierce the sky and colorful springs that may hold secrets about the origins of life. This aerial voyage takes you over high elevation lakes, snaking canyons, sputtering hot geysers, and snow-covered landscapes. Explore Yellowstone's history of Native Americans, European explorers, and 10 million years of tectonic upheaval.

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