Location of geyser basins
Yellowstone National Park,
WY, MT, ID
|Yellowstone has 9 significant geyser basins: Norris, Gibbon, Upper, Lower, Midway, Lone Star, West Thumb, Shoshone, and Heart Lake. For More Info On The Unique Geoloic Setting Of The Yellowstone Geysers click on the caldera rim.||External Links on
A brief explanation of the geologic history of the Yellowstone caldera can be found in U.S. Geological survey Open File report 95-59 BY Daniel Dzururisin, Robert L. Christiansen and Kenneth L. Pierce.
The caldera is located over the Yellowstone hot spot.
More on the Yellowstone Hot Spot and its unique geology from Dr. Bob Smith of the University of Utah.
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Yellowstone Geyser Pages
Other Geyser Locations.
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Watch an eruption of Old Faithful Live via the National Park Services' old Faithful web cam
WyoJones's Geyser Page.
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