Name, origin: Named in 1885 by geologist Arnold Hague for the mythological water nymphs. In German folklore, undines were wise, usually female, water spirits that could acquire a soul by marrying a mortal man and bearing children. Undines lived in and around waterfalls such as Undine Falls.(1)
Fun Facts: Pronounced (UN deen)
Location: Four (4) miles east of Mammoth Hot Springs on the north side of the road. There is a large parking lot there and the viewing area is just steps way.
(1)Whittlesey, L. H. (2006). Yellowstone Place Names. Gardiner, MT: Wonderland Publishing Company. Page 257.
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