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Whirligig Geysers

Yellowstone National Park, WY
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Colorful area in Norris

Whirligig is a geyser in the Porcelain Basin area of the Norris Geyser Basin. While no longer... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
OziDiver
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Long Valley, New Jersey
Colorful Geyser in the Porcelain Basin, Dormant for the Past Several Years, Surrounded by Green and Orange Algae

Whirligig was so named because while erupting its water swirls in its crater while its rhythmic... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2015
ShifraToronto
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toronto
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22 Oct 2016
“Colorful area in Norris”
21 Oct 2015
“Colorful Geyser in the Porcelain Basin, Dormant for the Past Several Years, Surrounded by Green and Orange Algae”
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Whirligig is a geyser in the Porcelain Basin area of the Norris Geyser Basin. While no longer active the colors in this geyser are amazing with vibrant orange and greens. This is an easy walk on raised boardwalks down from the Norris Museum.

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Reviewed 22 October 2015

Whirligig was so named because while erupting its water swirls in its crater while its rhythmic sound can be heard around the basin. The orange-yellow iron oxide deposits around Little Whirligig make it one of the most colorful features in Porcelain Basin. In the summer...More

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