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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 While no longer active the colors in this geyser are amazing with vibrant orange and greens. This is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Long Valley, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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 While no longer active the colors in this geyser are amazing with vibrant orange and greens.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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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 of 2000, it became dramatically more acidic, allowing green-colored Cyanidium alga to grow around its... More 

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