Tag Archives: Norris Geyser Basin

Frequent Steamboat Geyser eruptions linked to Norris Geyser Basin rise

Crowd at Steamboat Geyser eruption

By Yellowstone standards, a rise of five inches over 17 years is considered pretty rapid growth, so uplift at the Norris Geyser Basin is notable, with researchers saying deep magma intrusion is fueling the growth—and could also explain why we are seeing relatively frequent Steamboat Geyser eruptions again.

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Take Note of Norris Geyser Basin Closure on Monday, Tuesday

Something to note as you travel the Park this fall: a scheduled Norris Geyser Basin closure on Monday and Tuesday is planned to accommodate road improvement work at Norris Junction.

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Old Yellowstone: History of 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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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for the Seventh Time in 2018

Steamboat Geyser has erupted for the seventh time since March 2018, continuing to surprise scientists and observers. This is the fourth eruption in May 2018.

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for Sixth Time This Year

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the sixth time this year, soundly breaking its previous hiatus of nearly four years.

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for Fifth Time This Year

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

Overnight, Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park erupted for the fifth time this year.

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Steamboat Geyser Erupts for Fourth Time This Year

Steamboat Geyser

Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time this year.

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Keeping Track of Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park

Steamboat Geyser in steam phase, September 2014

Capable of shooting water 300 feet in the air, steam bellowing from its vent, Steamboat Geyser is the tallest active geyser in the world.

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Yellowstone National Park Slowly Emerging from Winter

Yellowstone

Some interior park roads opened Friday, April 20, with locals and visitors alike getting out in some springlike weather.

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Yellowstone Volcano Observatory Compares Recent Steamboat Geyser Eruptions

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

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