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Old Faithful Geyser – The Video

Old Faithful Geyser – The Video

You can see all the pictures of Old Faithful Geyser you want, but the best way to see what’s happening is to watch it in action. We took a few minutes (couple of hours actually) to wait around near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park in order to capture a couple of cycles of this iconic geyser.

Here’s a video showing what we saw, along with some of the other features in Yellowstone.

By the way, we spent some time a few years ago learning how a geyser works; what makes it erupt. We then wrote up a post that explains the process the best we could. If you ever wondered what was involved in the mechanics of an erupting geyser, take a look at this post, entitled, “Making a Geyser.”

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Making a Geyser

Making a Geyser

It’s a fascinating experience to stand at Old Faithful and watch it erupt for the first time. While steam and water is vaulting into the air nearly 100 feet, it’s simply awe inspiring and beautiful to see.

There may come a time, however, when you wonder exactly how this all works. And while the specific circumstances that allow a geysers to exist are rare, it’s not a very complex issue from a physical world perspective. Continue reading →

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