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Big Cone
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Big Cone Geyser
Location West Thumb Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°25′03″N 110°34′14″W / 44.4175994°N 110.5705999°W / 44.4175994; -110.5705999
Elevation 7,864 feet (2,397 m)
Type Cone-type Geyser
Eruption height <1 foot
Frequency Rare
Discharge Seeping
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West Thumb Geyser Basin

Big Cone is a geyser in the West Thumb Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the United States.

Big Cone is a 7 metres (23 ft) wide sinter cone that rises from Yellowstone Lake about 7 metres (23 ft) from the shoreline. The vent of the cone is 80 centimetres (31 in) wide. At times of increased water level in the lake, the cone may be submerged completely. Big Cone is known to undergo rare eruptions 1 foot high or less.

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