Steamboat eruptions slow down – Local News 8

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (KIFI) – Eruptions of Steamboat Geyser in Yellowstone National Park are down this year compared to the last two years.

Last year, there had been 46 eruptions by the end of November.

This year, there have only been 19.

The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory told Jackson Hole Radio this sort of thing was expected. 

Steamboat is considered the world’s tallest active geyser and can shoot water almost four-hundred feet into the air during an eruption.

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