Last Known Eruption
1d 3h 32m ago

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
12 Oct 2019 @ 18163m
12 Oct 2019 @ 1812:321m 3s 22m 57s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1749:35 maj18m 57s 8m 51s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1740:44 maj4m 5s 12m 58s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1727:46 maj8m 30s 2m 36s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1725:1029s 18m 1s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1707:09 maj13m 32s 8m 45s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1658:241m 15s 8m 51s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1649:33 maj4m 20s 6m 0s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1643:331m 50s 8m 19s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1635:144m 38s 18m 56s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1616:18 maj15m 26s 6m 38s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1609:402m 34s 26m 50s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1542:50 maj24m 10s 11m 20s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1531:30 maj4m 45s 20m 43s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1510:47 maj15m 35s 25m 25s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1445:22 maj8m 5s 25m 44s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1419:38 maj9m 39s 1h 25m 6s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1254:32 maj16m 40s 35m 31s
12 Oct 2019 @ 1219:01 maj16m 40s 5d 18h 49m 8s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1729:53 maj18m 21s 24m 15s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1705:38 maj8m 52s 1h 30m 32s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1535:06 maj5m 37s 37m 14s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1457:52 maj19m 38s 1h 47m 23s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1310:29 maj9m 54s 29m 52s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1240:37 maj6m 41s 31m 33s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1209:04 maj14m 0s 1h 49m 41s
06 Oct 2019 @ 1019:23 maj8m 57s 34m 33s
06 Oct 2019 @ 0944:50 maj14m 50s 21h 29m
05 Oct 2019 @ 1215 ie1d 22h 43m
03 Oct 2019 @ 1332 ie4m 27s 27m
03 Oct 2019 @ 1305 maj24m 15s 14m
03 Oct 2019 @ 1251 maj9m 51s 7m
03 Oct 2019 @ 12442m 4s 17m
03 Oct 2019 @ 1227 maj13m 22s 12m
03 Oct 2019 @ 1215 ns~8m 1d 19h 42m
01 Oct 2019 @ 1632:43 maj3m 39s 25m 53s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1606:502m 47s 12m 40s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1554:101m 1s 10m 57s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1543:13 maj5m 53s 7m 9s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1536:041m 24s 17m 41s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1518:23 maj18m 49s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1459:34 maj7m 56s 13m 23s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1446:11 maj3m 5s 7m 15s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1438:561m 12s 19m 50s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1419:06 maj14m 54s 9m 56s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1409:102m 23s 15m 26s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1353:44 maj10m 24s 9m 0s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1344:442m 18s 7m 13s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1337:312m 32s 5m 17s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1332:141m 44s 21m 34s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1310:40 maj18m 2s 11m 24s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1259:16 maj8m 28s 12m 58s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1246:18 maj9m 9s 7m 54s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1238:24 maj3m 56s 2m 24s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1236:0039s 37m 13s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1158:47 maj33m 55s 10m 23s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1148:24 maj3m 53s 6m 9s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1142:151m 1s 29m 34s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1112:41 maj25m 31s 28m 4s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1044:37 maj11m 1s 25m 5s
01 Oct 2019 @ 1019:32 maj11m 19s 6d 17h 8m 30s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1711:02 maj4m 56s 22m 41s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1648:21 maj3m 41s 11m 22s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1636:592m 56s 9m 11s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1627:482m 22s 5m 10s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1622:381m 10s 7m 0s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1615:38 maj3m 7s 6m 50s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1608:482m 44s 7m 7s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1601:41 maj3m 28s 13m 19s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1548:22 maj5m 16s 25m 42s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1522:40 maj16m 45s 33m 30s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1449:10 maj12m 43s 28m 51s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1420:19 maj9m 51s 2h 16m 40s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1203:39 maj18m 21s 20m 57s
24 Sep 2019 @ 1142:42 maj5m 13s 1d 16h 43m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1859 maj12m 7s 1h 46m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1713 maj11m 23s 28m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1645 maj13m 3s 3h 13m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1332 maj3m 58s 34m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1258 maj3m 41s 15m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1243 maj3m 16s 10m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1233 maj4m 0s 8m
22 Sep 2019 @ 1225 ie2d 23h 30m
19 Sep 2019 @ 1255 A>10m 12m
19 Sep 2019 @ 1243 ie4h 42m
19 Sep 2019 @ 0801 ie1d 14h 25m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1736 maj10m 54s 24m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1712 maj8m 42s 1h 32m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1540 maj4m 6s 28m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1512 maj12m 10s 24m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1448 maj7m 24s 1h 58m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1249:30 maj8m 54s 39m 29s
17 Sep 2019 @ 1210:01 maj16m 35s 21m
17 Sep 2019 @ 1149 maj7m 10s 2h 10m
17 Sep 2019 @ 0939 maj9m 56s 23m
17 Sep 2019 @ 0916 ie14h 6m
16 Sep 2019 @ 1910 min<3m 24m
16 Sep 2019 @ 1846 maj20m 14m
16 Sep 2019 @ 1832 maj5m 12m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min2m
Max6d 17h 8m
Mean6h 14m
Median20m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
13935 13 Oct 2019 @ 1359 --- ypcaribou While staking out Fearless, a nice family approached from direction of Vixen and said they had just watched it finish and "drain like a toilet." Estimate 1349 end?
13934 13 Oct 2019 @ 1150 13 Oct 2019 @ 1250 ypcaribou At 12:50, saw 2 guys at Vixen as I approaced. One was putting out the cigarette he assumed I didn't see from Tantalus Creek. Guys said they hadn't seen Vixen the whole time they waited, which they estinated to be about an hour. It was fullish with water bouncing as I walked away toward Palpitator.
13916 10 Oct 2019 @ 1600 --- underarockphoto Water bobbing up and bubbling. No eruption from 15:45 to 16:15
13575 05 Sep 2019 @ 0935 05 Sep 2019 @ 0950 cb stalled at 3rd beach. Occational bubbles breaking the surface. All runoff channels damp in areas and dry in others.
13560 04 Sep 2019 @ 1521 --- novakg New sign installed at Vixen.
13552 04 Sep 2019 @ 0920 04 Sep 2019 @ 1026 CrisG No eruption during this time. I went back to near Corporal to keep an eye on both.
13491 01 Sep 2019 @ 0850 01 Sep 2019 @ 0928 cb water slowly rising with random bubbles. platform very wet. no eruption
13298 16 Aug 2019 @ 2028 --- Ben VL Unattended. No eruption by 2028.
12544 20 Jul 2019 @ 1239 20 Jul 2019 @ 1310 cb looks like its been awhile since the ladt eruption. Main run off channel has just a few areas of dampness. Runoff channel to the west is bone dry. The water level in Vixens pool is high - covers the smooth area and a bit into the rocks. A few sporadic bubbles break the surface. Geyser eggs closest to the bw and a foot beyond are bone dry. no eruption during this observation period.
11080 26 Apr 2019 @ 0500 --- JarnoO Note: This logger is on MST rather than MDT. All eruptions logged yesterday line up with the spikes on this logger, taken into consideration MDT adjustment. It almost looks like it has developed a clear series eruption pattern. I wonder how long that'll stay, though.
11073 25 Apr 2019 @ 0500 --- JarnoO Note: This logger is on MST rather than MDT. Over the past 48 hours, several almost eruption-like spikes have been appearing. I've been suspecting this logger to log some, if not all, Vixen eruptions for a while now, but until now this for me has been some 'wishful thinking'. Given DanS' 1030-1112 MDT note, saying "Erupted sometime this morning. Runoff channels wet (...)", this'd most likely line up with the three spikes on this logger between ~0700 and 0900 MST. DanS' 1310 MDT note, saying "Erupted again between 1112-1310.", would line up with the spikes between ~1030 and 1200 MST.
11069 24 Apr 2019 @ 1310 --- DanS Erupted again between 1112-1310.
11068 24 Apr 2019 @ 1030 24 Apr 2019 @ 1112 DanS Erupted sometime this morning. Runoff channels wet. east and sw runoff pools filled. Didn’t erupt 1030-1112.
11063 23 Apr 2019 @ 1115 23 Apr 2019 @ 1600 MAB Vixen is nearly imperceptibly filling; upon arrival on a 10 minute cycle, thence to a 20 minute cycle. Over 5 hours water would slowly rise, then ebb, but gradually rising. 1115 it was at the inner circle, by 1600 just into the 2nd beach. The rises may have a little visible convection, or subtle palpitating. Very interesting. I think it's about .5 inch per hour, if that.
11051 22 Apr 2019 @ 1034 22 Apr 2019 @ 1905 DanS Vixen did not erupt today during observation period, Run-off channels are dry. Variable water in neck rose slightly through the day, a few bubbles.
10678 28 Oct 2018 @ 1436 --- MAB Making this a Note so it will be easier to find than buried in the data. While standing up looking directly into the vent, in flat light, at 30 seconds into the eruption I clearly saw the white of a large steam bubble rising, when suddenly it disappeared, looking like a balloon being sucked back down the hole. I heard the pop and saw the water level change. I never thought you could "see" an implosion, but that's as close as I have come.
9991 02 Sep 2018 @ 1427 --- novakg As I was leaving there were two extremely short eruptions. The first was 5 seconds or less. The second was only slightly longer.
9668 10 Aug 2018 @ 1420 --- MAB Sinkhole across boardwalk towards Cradle Mud area is half full. (!) Sinkhole to the east behind Vixen still holding runoff.
9210 15 Jul 2018 @ 1930 --- MAB 1825-1950 observations from CB-separated by request: Time approximate: Vixen platform & runoff channel is wet, water pooled in its tube but I did not see an eruption in the 15 minutes I observed.
8506 06 Jun 2018 @ 1818 --- CrisG Sitck has been removed by rangers. Penny remains in drain hole.
8486 06 Jun 2018 @ 1335 --- novakg After returning from Whirligig and lunch, discovered someone had thrown a stick at Vixen's vent and threw a penny into Vixen's recycling hole across the boardwalk. Informed two rangers and asked them to remove the objects.
8441 04 Jun 2018 @ 1000 --- novakg Vixen drained down in vent, almost out of view. Slow refill with water bobbing and the fill finally reaching first beach. Then, after convective bubbles, a stealth start.
8436 03 Jun 2018 @ 1544 --- novakg I sent a 15 year old sciency girl down to Vixen. She reported back, "Vixen is the best geyser I have seen so far."
8113 07 May 2018 @ 1000 --- MAB Sinkhole east of Vixen is holding water.
7692 07 Oct 2017 @ 0926 07 Oct 2017 @ 1610 MAB Low pool strong nozzle like eruptions with strong forced steam, forced light water, or forced heavy water with no apparent pattern. Have seen this before in May of 2014 but those were separate eruptions, this continued for 6.5 hours. Staff reports it was normal separate eruptions yesterday, all with drains.
6243 09 Sep 2017 @ 1545 --- sfavor interval very short. 2 to 3 minutes.
5487 28 Aug 2017 @ 1410 --- ge from 14:10 to 14:55 two 12-15 min majors(?) and numerous minors
4272 07 Jun 2017 @ 1637 --- novakg Water covered first beach.
4225 06 Jun 2017 @ 1213 --- novakg First Beach covered.
4224 06 Jun 2017 @ 1207 --- novakg Water on first beach.
4223 06 Jun 2017 @ 1147 --- novakg Water on first beach.
3985 21 Apr 2017 @ 1030 21 Apr 2017 @ 2034 MAB Vixen apparently continues its cyclic behavior (~17 months now). The elapsed time of the cycle appears to be MUCH longer, about 8.5 hours (compared to ~5.5 hrs last year). This based on an incomplete data set (almost closed the cycle but had to leave), but worth mentioning.
3669 14 Sep 2016 @ 1240 --- novakg Returned to Vixen.
3670 14 Sep 2016 @ 1145 --- novakg Went to car to get out of rain, hail and rain (even though I wrote "pain" in my book. :-))
3648 11 Sep 2016 @ 1724 --- novakg Packing up to leave, Vixen was ie.
3647 11 Sep 2016 @ 1453 --- novakg Arrived at Vixen at 1453. Water was rising and falling 6 to 8 inches below the vent.
3624 07 Sep 2016 @ 1154 --- novakg Arrived at Vixen. There was a rumor of an eruption before I arrived, but no one had solid information. Water was rising from below the vent at this point.
3059 12 Jun 2016 @ 1328 --- novakg I have a note of a drain below the vent with a slow rise. I can't tell if there was an eruption because there isn't a duration noted. I suspect there was but it was also when I had two very inquisitive young boys asking a lot of questions.
2993 06 Jun 2016 @ 1650 --- novakg Checked on Vixen before leaving Norris. The pool was full and gas bubbles were coming up the vent, but no eruption. Also, the runnoff channel was dry.
2737 15 Apr 2016 @ 1100 15 Apr 2016 @ 1300 sfavor Vixon was very active, with short eruptions of 30s on 2-5 minute intervals and 3-4 minute eruptions on about a 30 minute interval. The pool was filling to near overflow before the longer eruptions.
2562 17 Oct 2015 @ 2016 --- MAB 20m intervals near start of the month, then 60m intervals, to 80-90 last week and yesterday. To my surprise today was back to 6-15m depending on duration. What's next?
2543 12 Oct 2015 @ 1000 12 Oct 2015 @ 1400 sfavor Noted two major eruptions from runoff around 45 minutes apart. Saw a third major eruption about an hour after the previous eruption. Period seems to be 45-60 minutes, which is much longer than in the spring when I saw closer to a 20 minute period.
2485 05 Oct 2015 @ 1700 --- MAB Can move this to Other if prompted. Last Friday I noticed hot steamy ground just to the south of the sinkhole across the boardwalk from Vixen, on a cold rainy day. Today it was still steaming on a warm day, with dark discoloration. My heat gun read 80C on that spot! Moving it away from the dark area the temp quickly changed to 26C, and I checked and re-checked. A Hot Spot - wait for a new sinkhole to appear... soon?
2403 22 Sep 2015 @ 1110 22 Sep 2015 @ 1730 MAB Vixen on Steroids, post disturbance, continues. Either my shock over this behavior wore off, or today I noticed more splashy play, or it is changing again. First bursts and short durations are still very tall. Later in the longer eruptions things get a bit more chaotic, particularly after a pause. Many pauses happen around the 30 second mark. Pool level this afternoon seemed lower, and some parts of the eruption look like the "fiber optic christmas tree" similar to the low-water-mostly- steam eruptions witnessed by Clark, DaveM, Kathy F Mike F and myself May 2014. I was wondering if some of those low pool moments would switch to that behavior. Upon arrival the runoff channel west (to sinkhole across the boardwalk) was wet, but I saw no runoff that way on my longest duration of just under 4 minutes.
2401 21 Sep 2015 @ 2220 --- MAB A few Vixens I entered are not showing on this list, the 1 minute interval must be too short. They may be under Secondary, have a look, it is wild behavior.
2396 21 Sep 2015 @ 1425 21 Sep 2015 @ 1510 MAB Big changes at Vixen, post disturbance! Friday's intervals were shorter, but I didn't stay long. Saturday Nick V observed the same. Sunday, the change, as seen by Nick Sunday, and myself today, Monday. These are full bodied tall eruptions!! The water level in the pool is lower at eruption, with very little runoff except in the longer durations. I saw no runoff heading towards the west sinkhole under the boardwalk, and the formation on the south side is drying out. The DRAIN noise is back! I barely had time to write down duration, enjoy the loud drain sound and reset the timer on my watch before it is Game On with another quick fill right after the drain ends. Wow, what a change! The sinkhole that is in line between Vixen and Corporal that had water on opening weekend, and held water all summer is drained. The sluggish drain began with my first observations in April... coincidence that the sinkhole drained and Vixen behaves this way? Related to the new large sinkhole to the south? Who knows.
1619 21 May 2015 @ 1229 21 May 2015 @ 2027 JSJ Vixen Geyser eruptions result in runoff radiating away in four directions: 1) to the SW, emptying into a drain on the western side of the boardwalk (I observed this drain receiving runoff in 2013, but not in 2014; it is receiving runoff in May 2015); 2) to the E, emptying into a moderately large crater; 3) to the NW, then running northward and northeastward along the boardwalk and emptying into Tantalus Creek; 4) to the NE, emptying into Tantalus Creek.
1620 21 May 2015 @ 1235 --- JSJ Lots of juvenile geyserite at & around Vixen Geyser since I last observed the site in August 2014. Finely tuberculose geyserite covers the large broken blocks that rim the central crater. In shallow splash pools around the ring of broken blocks, former loose geyserite gravel now has moderately smooth coatings of geyserite (= incipient geyser beads, maybe?) - some have been cemented together. Delicate geyserite terracettes are present in some of the proximal to near-proximal runoff channels.
10867 03 Aug 2002 @ 1000 03 Aug 2002 @ 1250 research-mab {Time approximated via other back basin entries} 8/3/2002 Vixen observed numerous eruptions, intervals 2-11 minutes (mostly 4-6 minutes), heights 7-15 ft, estimated durations 5-38 seconds. I plan to write a short article for the Sput with more details.
4744 05 Jun 2002 @ 1800 --- research-mab 06/05/2002 Vixen 10-15 mins
4733 30 Sep 2001 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/30/2001 Vixen * VR interval for Vixen 4 minutes & 7 minutes
4734 06 Sep 2001 @ 1800 --- research-mab 9/6/2001 Vixen NO TIME- 4min eruptions, 2 min intervals 25 ft high
4735 16 Aug 2001 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/16/2001 Vixen - seen wet - unknown time (using 1800 as end of work day- mab)
4731 29 Aug 2000 @ 1520 --- research-mab 08/29/2000 Vixen splash no action 1520
5438 23 Dec 1996 @ 1800 --- research-mab Dec 9 and Dec 23 there were MAJOR Vixen eruptions. Height of ~30-40 ft and 5-8 minute duration
5437 09 Dec 1996 @ 1800 --- research-mab Dec 9 and Dec 23 there were MAJOR Vixen eruptions. Height of ~30-40 ft and 5-8 minute duration
5436 04 Aug 1996 @ 1800 --- research-mab 8/4 Saw Vixen erupt quite impressively. 4 bursts of 10’-12’ and one final burst of 15’-20’!!! In my joy I exclaimed to two visitors waiting with me “I’ve never seen it erupt like that before!” She replied “No speak English”
4740 18 Jul 1990 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/18/1990 Vixen Evidence of eruption (no time - using 1800 as end of work day -mab)
4709 02 Jul 1990 @ 1800 --- research-mab 7/2/90 Pearl is steaming. Vixen erupted this a.m. - water around vent. So did Veteran Geyser.
4714 25 Jun 1990 @ 0900 --- research-mab 6/25/1990 Vixen Geyser showed no evidence of eruption when I walked by it shortly after 0800. When I returned an hour later the ground was wet for a distance of about 6 ft from the vent.
7591 05 Feb 1989 @ 0000 05 Feb 1989 @ 2359 JSJ Vixen Geyser was dormant. No eruptions or minor play for at least hours, as shown by snow and ice.
7568 15 Jan 1989 @ 1800 --- research-mab 1-15-89 Other changes noted by me today: 4 Vixen Geyser totally dormant – no minor play (as indicated by snow up to vent)
4861 07 Aug 1985 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/07/1985 Vixen Geyser = Vixen Geyser has been having about 1 and a half hour intervals (1 ½) – plus or minus 5 to 10 minutes on either side. The eruptions are mostly little over or a little under a minute long. The height normally is 10 to 15 feet w/an occasional burst up to 20 feet or so. In the eruptions I saw this summer did see 1 or 2 bursts that looked like it could have reached 25 feet – but was very, very few. Again the height has been mostly 10 to 15 feet with an occasional 20 feet or so.
4843 05 Jul 1985 @ 0900 05 Jul 1985 @ 2000 research-mab 7/5/1985 Vixen Most eruptions are 1 ¼ to 1 ½ minutes long and go up to 15 to 20 feet in height. Occasionally there is one about 1 minute or little less long – less in height. In some eruptions there occasionally might be a burst to 20 to 25 feet or so.
5368 23 Jun 1985 @ 1050 23 Jun 1985 @ 1300 research-mab 6/23/1985 1050am Woo Man, change @ Norris - 2 visitors reported... this am that a hole was in the middle of the trail between Pearl & Vixen. A steaming hole. ...went and moved the trail & investigated. Its a steaming hole alright ~ 1 foot diameter. It looks like it just fell in – the ground is ~8” thick and below that is a cavern to a depth fo perhaps 2-3’. The Cavern extends (as far as we could see) ~ 3-4’ back under the ground to the north. Wow! AM GBW went to look @ The New Hole* + while we were there Vixen erupted 4 times in a space of 10 minutes 6-10’ high. Each eruption lasted ~2minutes. Pretty neat. People were wowed by Changing Norris & the hole.
4797 24 Jul 1984 @ 1800 --- research-mab 7/24/1984 In between majors, Vixen had minor eruptions every few seconds to minutes. Among these were “minor-majors” which were short but higher (6-8 ft) and had a very distinct drain sound following. As time for the major neared, there was more gurgling and splashing (very low), making it hard to tell beginnings & ends, if there were such. There were 20 “minor-majors” in between the two eruptions. The last (weak) one was around 13 min before the major.
7608 11 Feb 1984 @ 1800 --- research-mab 02/11/1984 Vixen Geyser active.
4759 18 Sep 1981 @ 1520 --- research-mab 9/18/1981 I think Vixen had a major eruption! There was water all the way to ~ 20 from the creek at ~3:20 when I took my walk that way.
4641 03 Aug 1981 @ 1900 --- research-mab 8/3/1981 Vixen Geyser the poor little thing…. Eruptions are only ~2-3’ high compared to its normal 15-20’. The pool of water that usually surrounds it has dried up. Only an area ~ 1 1/2’ from the vent is wet compared to the usual 4’. Eruption frequency seems to be about the same but the intensity has diminished greatly. 200º
4626 06 Jun 1981 @ 1800 --- research-mab 6/6/1981 Vixen Geyser – Periodic eruptions 2 to 12 feet, 204ºF ie.
4610 15 Sep 1980 @ 1800 --- research-mab 9/15/1980 VIXEN On Sept 15, Vixen was having long eruptions, with overflow leaving the area. On the 16th the surround pool was dry and only very weak eruptions.
5136 09 Jun 1980 @ 1800 --- research-mab 06/09/1980 Vixen Geyser – 203ºF in eruption
4979 12 Oct 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 10/12/1979 “Vixen Geyser – good burst to 15 feet series of 12 eruptions” {no start times: durations and intervals:} 41s, 26s I=117s, 8s I=72s, 17s i=18s, 7s I=78s, 24s I=41s, 9s I=84s, 15s I=36s, 15s I=68s, 12s I=68s, 12s I=58s, 5s I=57s, 11s I=27s
5147 28 Sep 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/28/1979 Vixen – 200ºF in eruption
4995 21 Sep 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/21/1979 Disturbance Vixen Geyser – weak eruptions clear water 197ºF I.e.
5002 19 Sep 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/19/1979 Vixon [sic] geyser erupted 10-15 ft. {no time in log}
5064 29 Aug 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/29/1979 Vixen had some real nice 20’ bursts sustained erratically for 2 minutes. {no time in log}
5029 12 Jul 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/12/1979 Vixen Geyser – nice eruption to 20 feet. Temp. 198ºF ie {no time in log} ph of 2.6
5015 04 Jun 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 06/04/1979 Vixen was much more active than last year – bursts to 20 feet and longer eruption
5012 25 May 1979 @ 1800 --- research-mab 05/25/1979 Vixen Geyser – mostly spluttering but some bursts in the 5-10’ range 200º
5150 05 Jul 1978 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/05/1978 Vixen - same as always
5090 25 Mar 1978 @ 1800 --- research-mab 03/25/1978 NOTE Vixen – could hear sloshing & draining, but it never actually erupted. Discovered 3 pennies & one dime near the vent – all 3 pennies had the face & back “dissolved” away, the dime was in slightly better shape. Vixen – 206º
5372 05 Aug 1977 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/05/1977 Vixen going nicely this morning, just like old times.
5335 18 Jul 1977 @ 1200 --- research-mab 07/18/1977 Vixen was acting more like her old self this morning.
5101 29 May 1977 @ 1800 --- research-mab 05/29/1977 Vixen wasn’t doing too well in the afternoon. It’s eruptive surges just barely got past the rim of the vent and they were not as frequent as normal.
5218 14 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/14/1976 Vixen seems to have recovered & is back to its normal behavior.
5229 14 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/14/1976 Vixen seems to have recovered & is back to its normal behavior.
5243 07 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/07/1976 Vixen is about back to normal.
5246 05 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/05/1976 Vixen is working at becoming a geyser again this morning, bursts were only 4’ high occurring every 3-5 minutes.
5244 04 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/04/1976 Vixen splashing above rim but it’s still not back to its old self.
5245 03 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/03/1976 Vixen splashing around but below rim of vent.
5248 01 Sep 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 09/01/1976 Vixen wasn’t doin’ anything & it’s cone was dry - strange
5557 20 Jul 1976 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/20/1976 Vixen erupted for ~4 minutes before stopping. {no time entered}
5651 23 Aug 1975 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/23/1975 Vixen apparently normal again.
5642 21 Aug 1975 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/21/1975 Vixen has settled back down to its usual activity but shows evidence of having behaved strangly. It generated enough runoff from its actions yesterday to wash out part of the trail, as far down as Tantalus Creek.
5650 21 Aug 1975 @ 1030 21 Aug 1975 @ 1040 research-mab 08/21/1975 Vixen observed between 10:30 and 10:40, strangely quiet.
5622 24 Jul 1975 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/24/1975 Vixen erupting continuously – full moon – much higher. Putting out much more water.
5614 20 Jul 1975 @ 1800 --- research-mab 07/20/1975 Steam vent between Vixen and Pearl Geysers has become much larger. This vent appeared on the trail several weeks ago. A stump was placed over it. The stump has almost fallen in the hole. Crater across the trail on the east side appears to have enlarged (in the same vicinity as the new feature mentioned). Evidence of a new collapse of gravel and dirt is prominent.
5602 29 Jun 1975 @ 1800 --- research-mab 06/29/1975 There is a steam vent in the middle of the trail between Vixen and Pearl.
5775 26 Aug 1974 @ 1800 --- research-mab 08/26/1974 Vixen – From run-off appears to be in an active phase
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06 Jun 2017 @ 1806 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/35552213875 Photo (1 of 7) of Vixen Geyser's 6:06 to 6:07 PM eruption on 6 June 2017.
05 Jul 2015 @ 2013 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/19772586108 Photo of Vixen Geyser's 8:13 to 8:19 PM eruption on 5 July 2015.
09 Aug 2014 @ 1840 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/15424062102 Photo of Vixen Geyser's 6:40 to 7:02 PM eruption on 9 August 2014.
07 Jul 2014 @ 1626 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/15236720511 Photo of Vixen Geyser's 4:26 to 4:40 PM eruption on 7 July 2014.
07 Jul 2014 @ 1601 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/15053203357 Photo of Vixen Geyser's 4:01 to 4:21 PM eruption on 7 July 2014.
06 Aug 2013 @ 1618 JSJ https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/12798585914 Photo of Vixen Geyser's 4:18 to 4:20 PM eruption on 6 August 2013.
07 Aug 1994 @ 1033 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWRpfmlbEQc Video by David Schwarz (timestamp 2:05 to 2:17) of Vixen Geyser in eruption at 10:33 AM on 7 August 1994.
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