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Yellowstone History: Steamboat Geyser

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser has long held the title of “World’s Tallest Geyser.”

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Lee Whittlesey Reflects on Long Yellowstone Career

Lee Whittlesey

During a nearly 50-year career at Yellowstone National Park, Lee Whittlesey drew inspiration from the act of Congress establishing the National Park Service: “… to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment ...

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BGN Could Decide on Yellowstone Name Changes This Summer

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The U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) could decide this summer whether to change the names of Hayden Valley and Mount Doane in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Compares Recent Steamboat Geyser Eruptions

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The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory has released new information (including seismic data) about the recent Steamboat Geyser eruptions.

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Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Erupts for First Time in Four Years

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone’s Norris Geyser Basin has erupted for the first time since September 2014.

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Yellowstone Expert Warns of Climate Change in Park

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Despite high snowpack this winter, one Yellowstone expert is warning the park’s climate is changing dramatically.

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Happy Birthday Yellowstone National Park!

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Today, March 1, 2018, marks the 146th anniversary of Yellowstone National Park’s establishment. Happy birthday, Yellowstone!

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Yellowstone Potter Reflects on Career

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A lifetime’s career started with a high school art teacher trying to break up a couple of jocks screwing around wrestling in a corridor between classes.

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John Clayton Discusses Yellowstone as Cultural Icon

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Author John Clayton credits his parents for instilling in him an interest in national parks.

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Former Greater Yellowstone Coalition Head Donates Papers to MSU

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

Mike Clark, former executive director of the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, has donated his papers to Montana State University (MSU) in Bozeman.

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