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At Yellowstone, a 'Spectacular' Event 6 Years in the Making

The Giantess geyser erupts
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 31, 2020 4:00 AM CDT

(Newser) – One of the biggest geysers in Yellowstone National Park erupted Tuesday for the first time in more than six and a half years, and the Guardian calls it "spectacular" and "worth the wait." The Giantess geyser typically erupts between two and six times a year, with a spout that can reach 200 feet into the air. Per officials at the Wyoming park, she "roared back to life" after a dormant period that was her longest since the 1980s, Fox News reports. (Read more Yellowstone National Park stories.)

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