OTLEY AND DISTRICT MENíS FORUM
On February 2nd we were treated to a talk by
our Chairman John Morgan on the history and geography of Yellowstone
National Park.The computer presentation included many beautiful
pictures,maps and diagrams.John had traversed this part of the Rockies
finishing up in Salt Lake City. In early days the Blackfoot Indians lived in
the area and this prevented exploration. There was reference to a John
Colter who managed to escape from them saving his life.
Perhaps the area is most famous for its geysers one named "Old
Faithful"and to the constant volcanic eruptions.It is seen as a
"time bomb "and is constantly monitored by the authorities.
A vote of thanks was proposed by Philip Herbert before our coffee and biscuits. Our next meeting is at 10 am on February 16th at the Methodist Church. Colin Senior is to show a film on the work of the R.N L.I. As always, New members will be welcomed..