Athanasius Kircher was a 17th century jesuit scholar. Polymath and extremely prolific he published 39 major and highly influential works. After an excursion in the Vesuvius, Athenesius Kircher wrote the first published treatise on geology: Mundus subterraneus.
The Yellowstone National Park is known for its geothermical activity, centered around the Yellowstone Caldera, the largest supervolcano on the continent. Zac Henderson explored the canyons, rivers, geysers, lakes of the Park to capture the markers of geothermal activity on earth’s surface. This series shows what forms these landscapes, the natural sculptures made of water, minerals and bacterial activity.