Tag Archives: Hebgen Lake

Old Yellowstone: 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake

On August 17, 1959, around 11:37 p.m., Yellowstone National Park was changed forever when a large quake shook man-made Hebgen Lake.

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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

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

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Scant Fire Activity In Yellowstone Ahead of Weekend

Fire activity will be minimal in Yellowstone National Park today, after a few days of cool down, but is expected to ramp up over the weekend.

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Effort to Restore Whitebark Pine Underway in Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

The loss of whitebark pine across the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has been of great concern to environmentalists, so there’s an effort to restore pine in coming years.

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Flooding Pushing Bison Out of Yellowstone; State Hazing Them Back

Yellowstone Bison

High waters in Yellowstone National Park and the Madison River are forcing bison to wander outside the Park's boundaries -- and Montana officials are working to push them back via hazing.

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