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Sun Feb 10, 2019, 11:58 AM

Yellowstone's Steamboat Geyser Is Gushing at a Record Pace

There were only very occasional eruptions until last March when Steamboat blasted off. It has been erupting every week or two since. It set an all time record with 32 eruptions in 2018, besting its total of 29 set in 1964. It has continued that pace of eruptions in 2019 and last erupted on Feb. 1.

Ear Spring Geyser in the park’s Upper Geyser Basin also recently woke. On Sept. 15, the bubbling, ear-shaped spring erupted, throwing up coins, a cinder block, a baby pacifier and other objects that had been tossed into it over the decades. It was only its fourth eruption in the last 60 years.


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Sun Feb 10, 2019, 01:09 PM

1. A cinder block. Ouch!

I wonder how much money has been tossed in?

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