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Belgian Pool
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Belgian Pool
Location Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming, USA
Coordinates 44°27′58″N 110°50′12″W / 44.4660585°N 110.8366533°W / 44.4660585; -110.8366533
Elevation 7,339 feet (2,237 m)
Type Hot Spring
Temperature 180 °F (82 °C)

Belgian Pool is a hot spring in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. Originally named Oyster Spring, it was renamed after a visitor from Belgium fell into it in 1929 with fatal results. The spring is less hot than other features in the area, at about 180 °F (82 °C), but still sufficiently hot for severe thermal burns. References to a "Belgian Geyser" in the 1930s may refer to this feature.

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