About Us - Geyser Observation and Study Association
GOSA Store
Geyser Observation and Study Association - Transactions

Home   

Geysers of the World   

Geysers of Yellowstone   

Search   

  
  advanced
search

  Artesia Geyser
Feature Type: Geyser
Geyser/Spring Type:

Basin
Lower Geyser Basin
Complex
Black Warrior of Firehole Lake Group

[The description of Artesia was provided by Steve Gryc.]

Artesia Geyser has been confused with Gray Bulger Geyser in the past, but Artesia is separate from the group of vents that make up the Young Hopeful/Bulger Geyser complex and is further east along the Firehole Lake boardwalk. Artesia usually acts as a perpetual spouter erupting from two vent s, with one column of water angled slightly toward the boardwalk and another smaller column angled sharply toward Firehole Lake. During most recent years the height has been no more than five feet. In the summer of 1999, however, the vent closest to the boardwalk emitted bursts up to about 12 feet while the other vent emitted steam only. The recent activity can be called perpetual though the water is ejected in bursts rather than in a steady column.


What to look for:
No description available









Please note - this site is currently under constuction. Please visit for more information.  Last update 01-29-2017

Home | Contact GOSA | GOSA Store | About GOSA | Transactions | Geysers of the World | Geysers of Yellowstone

Facebook Page Google+ Page YouTube Channel
Designed and Hosted by: Computer Point

2006 COPYRIGHT© 1997-2017 GOSA
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
All images © 1999-2017. All rights reserved. No form of reproduction, including copying or saving of digital image files, or the alteration or manipulation of said image files, is authorized without written permission