How was the geyser "Old Faithful" formed?

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Old Faithful is the world's most famous geyser. Old Faithful was formed from a hot spot. The ground beneath Old Faithful got too hot and blew a hole through the Earth. This hole is now a geyser. When the temperature gets too hot underground, steam shoots out the hole to relieve pressure that has built up due to the heat. Old Faithful has a temperature of 199 degrees. The geyser erupts in intervals of 30-120 minutes and the eruption usually lasts between 1.5 and 5 minutes.
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Be sure to check at the visitor's center or the Yellowstone Lodge for approximately what time the next eruption is due to go off. This will allow you to plan your sightseeing time
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It is nearly impossible to accurately gauge the exact age of a geyser due to extensive variables in its formation and lifespan, but based on its most recent eruption, scientists believe
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During an eruption, the water temperature at the vent has been measured at 204 ° F (95.6 ° C). The steam temperature has been measured above 350 ° F!
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I could only find one Faith Mays at age 76 in Sabina, OH.
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Old Faithful was formed by a hot spot. It can be found in Wyoming, in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. Old Faithful is the world's most famous geyser.
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