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Old Yellowstone: 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake

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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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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

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

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Old Yellowstone: History of 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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