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Lion Geyser
Eruption, 1987
Location Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Teton County, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°27′50″N 110°49′51″W / 44.4640243°N 110.8309603°W / 44.4640243; -110.8309603
Elevation 7,405 feet (2,257 m)
Type Cone geyser
Eruption height 90 feet (27 m)
Duration 7 minutes
Temperature 92.1 °C (197.8 °F)

Lion Geyser is a cone-type geyser in the Upper Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park in the United States. It is located in the Geyser Hill complex.

It was named for the roaring sound of steam releasing during an eruption. Eruptions can reach 90 feet (27 m) and last from 1 to 7 minutes. Lion is the largest of the Lion Group which includes Little Cub Geyser and the currently inactive Big Cub and Lioness geysers.

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