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West Thumb Geyser Basin 13

West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park

Location: Yellowstone National Park Length: less than a mile GPS Coordinates: N 44 24.941 W 110 34.419 West Thumb Geyser Basin is a popular destination among tourists because it sits right on the shore of Yellowstone Lake. This area was formed by a volcanic eruption thousands of years ago and is called the West Thumb caldera. It should be mentioned that this geyser basin is the largest one along the lake, most of geothermal features are located under the water of the lake. [...]