Riverside Geyser Spouts a 100-Foot Jet over Firehold River, Yellowstone Nat. Park.
RIVERSIDE GEYSER SENDING ITS 100-FOOT JET OBLIQUELY ACROSS FIREHOLE RIVER. If we are so fortunate as to be there at the right time, once in every 6 or 7 hours, the first memorable spectacle we shall witness in the Upper Geyser Basin will be an eruption of Riverside Geyser. This magnificent spouter, standing at the foot of the Basin, which we enter by the highway from the N., projects a huge column of water and steam obliquely across the Firehole to a distance of between 80 and 100 ft. from its crater in the rocks on the very margin of the stream. Riverside is but one of the 26 geysers which, ...
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