Plume Geyser


Plume Geyser erupts about every 20 - 45 minutes. Its 3 - 5 quick bursts can reach heights of 25 ft (8 m). This is a relatively young geyser that came into existence when a steam explosion created its vent in 1922.

*Adapted from the NPS Old Faithful Area Trail Guide and the Old Faithful Area Interactive Map

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Latitude: 44.46271
Longitude: -110.8294
Survey Date: September 29, 1998

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

Feature Data

Data Source Supplied By Sample Date Temp Vent Temp pH Cond Extended Data
Park 9/29/1998 87.1°C 0°C 6.85 2000 µS/cm No
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