A book I bought for my son on volcanoes has a page on geysers. The geyser in the image below is listed as being Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park. I have been fortunate enough to watch Old Faithful many times in my life and I know that the geyser in the picture is definitely not Old Faithful.

Which geyser is this, and where is it? I notice there are palm trees in the background, and so conclude that this isn't even a geyser in Yellowstone.

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Heh, they've made a simple mistake. It IS Old Faithful, but not the Yellowstone one. It's the one in Calistoga, California.


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Wiki page on Calistoga, with image on it.

Bing image search that shows other angles of the geyser

  • Oh man, that means every geyser shown in that book are actually accidental man-made ones. The book also shows Fly Geyser. Mar 2 '17 at 2:18

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