Dean M. Chriss
Crystal Falls, Wyoming, Autumn

Crystal Falls, Autumn, Wyoming

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Cascade Creek drops 129 feet over Crystal Falls before joining the Yellowstone River on a 692 mile journey to meet the Missouri River in North Dakota. From there the waters flow more than 2000 miles to join the Mississippi River in Missouri and eventually flow into the Gulf of Mexico. Warmed by sunlight, the vast surface area of the Gulf evaporates tremendous quantities of water that forms rain clouds, which begin the water cycle all over again.