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These spectacular swirls look like crop circles - but in fact they are another example of natural beauty. The glorious patterns that can be seen in the valley are the remains of the winter snow melt. Some of the water that covered the floor seems to be drying out faster than others and leaves an imprint in the grass. All of the photographs were taken during the same flight, which lasted two-and-a-half hours and covered much of the park. Photographer Max Waugh captured these stunning shots out of a plane's window 1,000ft in the sky. The snapper, from Seattle, Washington, travelled to the Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming to see the park from a different perspective. He flew over the Pelican Valley in the park and was delighted with the aerial view he was treated to. SEE OUR COPY FOR  MORE<br />
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