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Taming of a wild research well in Yellowstone National Park during November 1992

A valve failed in a research well, causing an uncontrolled eruption of steam and hot water. Video program shows technical problems encountered in controlling and capping the well.

by Fournier, Robert O. and Moore, Michael M.
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1014
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Drilling and coring, Hazard preparedness, Hydraulic engineering, Hydrologic processes, Instrument design and development, Videos, Volcanic activity, Thermal features, Wells
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