The next prediction will be made when the Old Faithful Visitor Education Center reopens December 15, 2016.
Old Faithful, named by members of the 1870 Washburn Expedition, was once called “Eternity’s Timepiece” because of the regularity of its eruptions.
Despite the myth, this geyser has never erupted at exact hourly intervals, nor is it the largest or most regular geyser in Yellowstone National Park.
When their tentacles touch tiny drifting prey, the stinging cells paralyze it and stick tight. military personnel by offering free admission over Veterans Day weekend for veterans, active-duty military, reservists and retirees with a valid military ID.
Between November 7 and November 17, 2016, scientists will place sensors in the Old Faithful Geyser area to develop images of the area below the surface.
Researchers may walk along boardwalks, trails, and in some off-trail areas during this time when the park roads are closed to the public. This research is a continuation of the Seismic Monitoring Study in 2015.
The flights may be visible from the webcams for the next two to four weeks.
Get an up-close look at the delicate sea nettles in our Open Sea exhibit.
This webcam also showcases the Upper Geyser Basin, one of the most unique and dynamic places on earth.With about 300 active geysers, this area has the largest concentration of geysers in the world.Watch as their long tentacles and lacey mouth-arms move smoothly through the water.But don't let these unassuming invertebrates fool you—their graceful trailing parts are covered in stinging cells used for hunting.The US Geological Survey also begins a new study on November 7, 2016.The study will provide an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park and will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic survey.