10 Interesting Geyser Facts

Monday, February 17th 2014. | Earth

Geyser facts provide the important information about one of the main features on earth. Geyser can be found in many countries in the world such as Canada, US and Russia. Find out the true information about this geyser in the following post below:

Geyser Facts 1: Grand Prismatic Spring

Grand Prismatic Spring is one of the largest geysers in the world.  If you see the picture of this geyser, you will be impressed for it has the colorful turquoise wedge.  You can also see the multi colored microbial mats here.

Geyser Facts 2: thermal features

When you like to study about geyser, you can look at the geyser located in Yellowstone Natural Park. In 2009, the official states that there are at least 400 geysers in the park. That’s why this park is not only used as a recreational place, but also as study place.

Geyser facts

Geyser facts

Geyser Facts 3: geyser definition

Now find out the definition of geyser.  I can say that a geyser is a hot spring. It throws the water forth. To know whether the geyser is active or not, you need to know the telltale signs.

Geyser Facts 4: Yellowstone’s hot springs

Do you have any idea how hot Yellowstone’s hot springs are? Don’t you dare to touch the body of water on the geyser? It is superhot. Anybody is not allowed to touch the geyser with their hand.

Geyser Hot Spring

Geyser Hot Spring

Geyser Facts 5: cool or lukewarm hot springs

If you are really curious to touch the hot spring which is cool or lukewarm, you can do it on the Upper Geyser Basin of Liberty Pool. It is cool enough. Therefore, your skin will never hurt.

Geyser Facts 6: a superheated pool

If you want to know the superheated pool, you can go to the Forehole Lake Drive. It has a Surprise Pool which has the temperature of the body of water at a boiling point. It can make you skin burned if you touch it.

Geyser Scene

Geyser Scene

Geyser Facts 7: Silex Spring

From all of the hot springs, geyser is considered as the hottest one. However, not the entire geyser is always hot all of the time. The Silex Spring is unique for it is created from the calm and cool pool. For years, the temperature rises and makes it hot.

Geyser Facts 8: Steamboat Geyser

Steamboat Geyser is considered as the biggest geyser in the world. The location of the geyser is at Yellowstone’s Norris Geyser Basin.

Geyser View

Geyser View

Geyser Facts 9: eruptions of Steamboat Geyser

The eruption of steamboat geyser is very high. It can reach 116 meters or 380 feet.

Geyser Facts 10: Waimangu Geyser

Waimangu Geyser is located in New Zeeland. Before the geyser was damaged by the landslide, it can reach the height of 300 meters or 1000 feet.



Another famous geyser can be seen in Iceland. It is called Geyser. Do you have any opinion on facts about Geyser?

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