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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... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2016
OziDiver
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Long Valley, New Jersey
Colorful Geyser in the Porcelain Basin, Dormant for the Past Several Years, Surrounded by Green and Orange Algae

Whirligig was so named because while erupting its water swirls in its crater while its rhythmic... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2015
ShifraToronto
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Oct 22, 2016
“Colorful area in Norris”
Oct 21, 2015
“Colorful Geyser in the Porcelain Basin, Dormant for the Past Several Years, Surrounded by Green and Orange Algae”
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Reviewed October 22, 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 While no longer active the colors in this geyser are amazing with vibrant orange and greens.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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 21, 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...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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