Daily Photo: Old Faithful

Today’s photo is from Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Old Faithful erupts roughly every 90 minutes and draws a huge crowd. This geyser can erupt with a fountain higher than 55m into the air. A fun fact about Old Faithful:

Old Faithful is sometimes degraded by being made a laundry. Garments placed in the crater during quiescence are ejected thoroughly washed when the eruption takes place. Gen. Sheridan’s men, in 1882, found that linen and cotton fabrics were uninjured by the action of the water, but woolen clothes were torn to shreds. — Winser, Henry J. (1883). The Yellowstone National Park-A Manual for Tourists.

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