Beryl Spring

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Beryl Spring
Beryl spring.jpg
Beryl Spring
Location Gibbon Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Park County, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°40′45″N 110°44′49″W / 44.6791015°N 110.7468765°W / 44.6791015; -110.7468765Coordinates: 44°40′45″N 110°44′49″W / 44.6791015°N 110.7468765°W / 44.6791015; -110.7468765[1]
Elevation 7,398 feet (2,255 m) [2]
Type Hot Spring
Eruption height 1-4 feet
Frequency Near constant
Duration Near constant
Temperature 83.3 °C (181.9 °F) [1]

Beryl Spring is a hot spring in the Gibbon Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. It is a large superheated pool, and boils up to a height of 4 feet.

One of the hottest springs in Yellowstone, averaging 196 °F (91 °C).,[3] Beryl Spring was named by the U.S. Geological Survey Hague party in 1883 for the blue-green color which reminded a party member of the gemstone beryl.[4]

Images of Beryl Spring
Aerial view of Beryl Spring, 2001 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Beryl Spring". Yellowstone Geothermal Features Database. Montana State University. 
  2. ^ "Beryl Spring". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ Fournier, R. O.; Weltman, U.; Counce, D.; White, L. D.; Janik, C. J. (2002). "Results Of Weekly Chemical And Isotopic Monitoring Of Selected Springs In Norris Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park During June-September, 1995" (PDF). U.S. Department of the Interior & U.S. Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Beryl Spring". National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2004-04-30.