Tuesday, October 5, 2010

ShareTweet Colloidal Pool is a hot spring pool located in the Porcelain Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.  Colloidal Pool is in the shape of a figure 8 and is a light blue color that is somewhat masked at times as steam wafts up from the surface of the pool.  It […]

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ShareTweet Echinus Geyser is an acidic geyser (the largest acidic geyser known) located in the Black Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park.  While acidic geysers like Echinus are rare they don’t look any different from geysers with a more neutral Ph.  Echinus Geyser is a big pool of water that looks […]

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ShareTweet Pearl Geyser is a small geyser along the Back Basin Trail in the Norris Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  In terms of the size of the pool and the height of the eruptions it is similar to Solitary Geyser in many ways.  A Pearl Geyser eruption is generally no more than about 5-8 […]

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ShareTweet Vixen Geyser is small geyser that erupts sporadically with the time between eruptions a few minutes to several hours.  When a Vixen Geyser eruption occurs it lasts anywhere from a few second to close to an hour and reaches heights of anywhere from 5 to 30 feet.  It is located along the trail that […]

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ShareTweet Steamboat Geyser could be considered a major geyser based on the scale of its eruptions but unfortunately it is not a geyser that erupts with any kind of regularity.  Eruptions of Steamboat Geyser may occur every 4 days to every 50 years so chances are you won’t have the pleasure of seeing it erupt.  […]

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ShareTweet Emerald Spring is either the first or last stop along the Back Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  Emerald Spring is a beautiful emerald colored spring that is about 27 feet deep and lined with yellow sulfur deposits that is transported by the spring from underground sulfur deposits.  Emerald Spring […]

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