Fountain Geyser


Fountain Geyser looks like a placid blue pool as its water slowly rises. This geyser gives little warning of its pending eruption, but when it does blow, it is one of the most beautiful geysers in the park. It erupts 10-50 feet (3-15 m) for 20 minutes or more.

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Latitude: 44.55117
Longitude: -110.8083
Survey Date: August 12, 1998

Geographic Area: Firehole River Drainage
Thermal Region: Lower Geyser Basin
Thermal Complex: Fountain Group
Ranger District Contact: Old Faithful District, Colleen Rawlings (307) 344-2701

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Data Source Supplied By Sample Date Temp Vent Temp pH Cond Extended Data
Park 8/12/1998 83.4°C 0°C 8.49 2000 µS/cm No
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