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August 17, 2017 Marks 58 Years Since Hebgen Lake Earthquake

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58 years ago today, around 11:37 p.m., Yellowstone National Park was changed forever when a large quake shook man-made Hebgen Lake.

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Over 460 Earthquakes Registered in Yellowstone This Year

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

There have been more than 460 earthquakes in and around Yellowstone National Park, according to seismologists at the University of Utah.

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4.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles West Yellowstone, Gardiner

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake hit northwestern Yellowstone National Park yesterday evening.

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Book Review: The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake

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The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake, all 40 seconds of it, was a defining moment in Yellowstone National Park’s history.

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Yellowstone Geophysicist To Present Old Faithful Findings In Jackson

Old Faithful

Geophysicist Robert “Bob” B. Smith will be presenting new findings on Old Faithful Geyser tonight in Jackson, WY.

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Yellowstone History: The Golden Gate Viaduct

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For most of the 20th century, the Golden Gate viaduct was hailed as one of the premier engineering feats in Yellowstone National Park.

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Yellowstone History: Sapphire Pool

Sapphire Pool, Biscuit Basin;JP Clum Lantern slide;Around 1910

Before the 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake, Sapphire Pool was a placid and majestic feature.

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