Geysers

ShareTweet Minute Geyser is located along the boardwalk in the Back Basin in the Norris Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  Minute Geyser used to erupt every minute or so up until about 1902.  Eruptions reached as high as 40 feet while the main vent of Minute Geyser erupted regularly.  In 1902 a big rock […]

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ShareTweet Fearless Geyser is one of a number of geyser in the Norris Geyser Basin along the Back Basin Boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park.  Fearless Geyser resides inside a moderately size crater and has small eruptions from time to time.  The geyser can often be seen steaming and bubbling with eruptions that don’t go very […]

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ShareTweet The Monarch Geyser Crater is located in the Norris Geyser Basin along the Back Basin Boardwalk at Yellowstone National Park.  Monarch used to be a thunderous geyser back in the 1880’s that discharged thousands of gallons of water.  The geyser remained active until the early 1900’s.  In the 1990’s smaller eruptions once again began […]

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ShareTweet Puff n’ Stuff Geyser is an active but relatively unimpressive geyser along the Back Basin Boardwalk in the Norris Geyser Basin at Yellowstone National Park.  Puff n Stuff Geyser chugs away constantly and generally has very small eruptions accompanied by a steady flow of steam coming out of the vent at the surface.  The […]

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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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