Last Known Eruption
6d 17h 51m ago

Latest Eruptions

Eruption DurationInterval
13 Sep 2021 @ 153820m
13 Sep 2021 @ 15182m
13 Sep 2021 @ 15166m
13 Sep 2021 @ 1510 ini4d 3h 17m
09 Sep 2021 @ 115310m
09 Sep 2021 @ 11436m
09 Sep 2021 @ 11372m
09 Sep 2021 @ 1135 ini5d 19h 43m
03 Sep 2021 @ 15521m
03 Sep 2021 @ 15516m
03 Sep 2021 @ 15456h 53m
03 Sep 2021 @ 08526m
03 Sep 2021 @ 084642m
03 Sep 2021 @ 0804 ? ie2d 21h 22m
31 Aug 2021 @ 1042 ini5d 19h 44m
25 Aug 2021 @ 14583h 35m
25 Aug 2021 @ 11231m
25 Aug 2021 @ 11227m
25 Aug 2021 @ 1115 ini13d 22h 0m
11 Aug 2021 @ 131510m
11 Aug 2021 @ 13053m
11 Aug 2021 @ 130231m
11 Aug 2021 @ 123130m
11 Aug 2021 @ 120134m
11 Aug 2021 @ 112732m
11 Aug 2021 @ 10556d 57m
05 Aug 2021 @ 09584d 23h 31m
31 Jul 2021 @ 102739m
31 Jul 2021 @ 094850m
31 Jul 2021 @ 085845m
31 Jul 2021 @ 08139m
31 Jul 2021 @ 080410m
31 Jul 2021 @ 075420m
31 Jul 2021 @ 07342d 22h 9m
28 Jul 2021 @ 092534m
28 Jul 2021 @ 085131m
28 Jul 2021 @ 08201h 10m
28 Jul 2021 @ 07107m
28 Jul 2021 @ 07035m
28 Jul 2021 @ 06583d 16h 34m
24 Jul 2021 @ 14244d 6h 12m
20 Jul 2021 @ 0812 ie4d 19h 55m
15 Jul 2021 @ 12171d 16h 7m
13 Jul 2021 @ 20101d 9h 8m
12 Jul 2021 @ 11029d 13h 0m
02 Jul 2021 @ 220229m
02 Jul 2021 @ 213338m
02 Jul 2021 @ 20553h 28m
02 Jul 2021 @ 17271h 5m
02 Jul 2021 @ 162229m
02 Jul 2021 @ 155329m
02 Jul 2021 @ 152439m
02 Jul 2021 @ 14456m
02 Jul 2021 @ 143936m
02 Jul 2021 @ 140330m
02 Jul 2021 @ 133333m
02 Jul 2021 @ 130033m
02 Jul 2021 @ 122736m
02 Jul 2021 @ 115116m
02 Jul 2021 @ 11352h 6m
02 Jul 2021 @ 092941m
02 Jul 2021 @ 08481d 11h 20m
30 Jun 2021 @ 212824m
30 Jun 2021 @ 21043h 38m
30 Jun 2021 @ 172628m
30 Jun 2021 @ 165824m
30 Jun 2021 @ 163450m
30 Jun 2021 @ 15442m
30 Jun 2021 @ 15429m
30 Jun 2021 @ 153315m
30 Jun 2021 @ 151834m
30 Jun 2021 @ 14442m
30 Jun 2021 @ 144230m
30 Jun 2021 @ 141232m
30 Jun 2021 @ 134030m
30 Jun 2021 @ 131053m
30 Jun 2021 @ 12171m
30 Jun 2021 @ 121624m
30 Jun 2021 @ 115239m
30 Jun 2021 @ 11131m
30 Jun 2021 @ 111250m
30 Jun 2021 @ 10228m
30 Jun 2021 @ 10142m
30 Jun 2021 @ 101232m
30 Jun 2021 @ 094025m
30 Jun 2021 @ 09151h 52m
30 Jun 2021 @ 072312h 13m
29 Jun 2021 @ 191026m
29 Jun 2021 @ 184428m
29 Jun 2021 @ 181627m
29 Jun 2021 @ 174928m
29 Jun 2021 @ 17216h 25m
29 Jun 2021 @ 105620m
29 Jun 2021 @ 103616h 49m
28 Jun 2021 @ 17474h 39m
28 Jun 2021 @ 130811m
28 Jun 2021 @ 125724m
28 Jun 2021 @ 123331m
28 Jun 2021 @ 12021d 1h 55m
27 Jun 2021 @ 10072d 1h 5m

Interval Statistics

Interval Count100
Min1m
Max13d 22h 0m
Mean19h 15m
Median31m
Initial-to-Initial
Interval Count3
Min4d 3h 35m
Max9d 53m
Mean6d 9h 18m
Median5d 23h 27m

Latest Notes

Note IDStart Time (US/Mountain)End Time (US/Mountain)EntrantNote
17857 16 Jun 2021 @ 1330 16 Jun 2021 @ 1530 LynnS Kaleidoscope did not erupt during this time.
17840 15 Jun 2021 @ 1250 15 Jun 2021 @ 1555 Graham No Kaleidoscope seen during this time.
18538 03 Jun 2021 @ 1114 --- JSJ Noticed the vent was blipping at 1114 and 1314.
17360 01 Jun 2021 @ 1305 01 Jun 2021 @ 1649 JSJ Noticed it was blipping at 1305 & 1335 & 1351. Not blipping at 1402. Back-to-back, full eruptions at 1405 and 1406-1407. Noticed it was blipping at 1433, low spouting at 1436, blipping at 1438-1442, not blipping at 1449. Noticed it was blipping at 1506 & 1517 & 1528 & 1556 & 1623 & 1649.
17355 01 Jun 2021 @ 1405 --- JSJ Inclinometer reading: water during Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1405 eruption was ~50' high at least.
15568 13 Aug 2020 @ 1250 13 Aug 2020 @ 1830 JSJ No Kaleidoscope eruptions at all this afternoon.
15524 11 Aug 2020 @ 1127 11 Aug 2020 @ 1538 JSJ All closed intervals. Tall, vertical eruption columns.
15523 11 Aug 2020 @ 1416 11 Aug 2020 @ 1420 JSJ Blipping from 1416 to 1420, but no eruption.
15375 04 Aug 2020 @ 0841 04 Aug 2020 @ 1257 JSJ All closed intervals. All tall vertical eruption columns. All about half a minute in duration.
15159 02 Aug 2020 @ 1319 02 Aug 2020 @ 1631 JSJ All closed intervals. All tall, vertical columns about half a minute in duration.
13701 13 Aug 2019 @ 1349 --- JSJ Kaleidoscope Group semi-normal today, compared with yesterday. Kaleidoscope Geyser was not having tall, proper eruptions today, but also was not having the odd, erratic eruption behavior of yesterday. 1349 and 1351 - very small spouting. 1417 - in very low spouting, continuing to 1421 at least; already off at 1426. 1528 - low spouting, then done. Back on, with very low spouting, at 1529 - already off at 1536.
13201 12 Aug 2019 @ 1014 12 Aug 2019 @ 1433 JSJ Kaleidoscope Group was all whack-a-doodle today. Kaleidoscope Geyser was having not-tall eruptions, sometimes for up to 10 minutes long. Three Vent Geyser was empty all day (the water was out-of-sight from Fountain's overlook platform), Deep Blue Geyser was way-overflowing in late morning, Kaleidoscope Geyser's platform was usually water covered & often formed a continuous pool with LKNN002's water-filled basin (the large basin/depression surrounding 002's pool itself).
12935 01 Aug 2019 @ 1035 01 Aug 2019 @ 1607 JSJ All closed intervals, except one double interval (missed seeing an eruption due to Fountain erupting.)
11779 13 Jun 2019 @ 1234 13 Jun 2019 @ 1705 JSJ No eruptions today.
11521 02 Jun 2019 @ 1630 02 Jun 2019 @ 1925 LynnS Did not erupt during this time.
8668 13 Jun 2018 @ 1542 --- JSJ Low spouting from 1542 to 1547 (very low at 1544 to 1547). Already off at 1550.
8667 13 Jun 2018 @ 1453 --- JSJ Standing water in Kaleidoscope Geyser's basin.
4198 03 Jun 2017 @ 1117 03 Jun 2017 @ 1522 JSJ No eruptions - basin quiet and empty.
3481 12 Aug 2016 @ 1327 12 Aug 2016 @ 1441 JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser's basin was water-filled and vent was roiling/very low spouting at 1327. Low spouting done at 1329. Basin empty of water at 1340. Visible water in basin at 1346 to 1356. Basin nearly water-filled at 1401. Water level lower at 1411. Water just barely visible at 1424 to 1441.
2032 06 Aug 2015 @ 1100 06 Aug 2015 @ 1900 JSJ No Kaleidoscope Geyser eruptions observed.
1076 01 Sep 2003 @ 1640 01 Sep 2003 @ 1945 Dave W Erupted while I was at the Fountain group sometime between 1640 and 1945, but I failed to record the eruption time.
14261 07 Jan 1995 @ 0000 07 Jan 1995 @ 2359 JarnoO eruptions rare
12181 28 Apr 1993 @ 1951 28 Apr 1993 @ 2020 JarnoO inactive
12180 28 Apr 1993 @ 1933 28 Apr 1993 @ 1947 JarnoO There were no eruptions.
12179 28 Apr 1993 @ 1502 28 Apr 1993 @ 1926 JarnoO inactive
7584 30 Jan 1989 @ 0000 30 Jan 1989 @ 2359 JSJ "Since 1-26-89, Kaleidoscope dormant".
7579 26 Jan 1989 @ 0000 26 Jan 1989 @ 2359 JSJ Kaleidoscope active today.
7821 17 Jul 1988 @ 1200 --- JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser had one series of eruptions this day. Phil Landis recorded 9 eruptions (no start times given) with intervals of 4m25s, 3m11s, 12m16s, 2m15s, 2m06s, 2m03s, 1m12s, and 26m02s. The last eruption was 2m10s in duration, reaching 2 to 20 inches high. The 2nd-to-last eruption was 25m10s in duration, reaching 1 to 3 feet high. One of the earlier eruptions was measured at 45 feet high.
7565 25 May 1988 @ 0945 25 May 1988 @ 1200 JSJ Kaleidoscope Geyser dormant.
559 24 Jul 1976 @ 0000 24 Jul 1976 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active
558 21 Jul 1976 @ 1200 21 Jul 1976 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active in pm
7548 17 Apr 1976 @ 0000 17 Apr 1976 @ 2359 JSJ 17 April 1976 - Kaleidoscope Geyser drained down to about 18 inches with a good amount of sediment washed to shallow part of crater pool area from Drain to the north.
161 31 Jul 1970 @ 0000 31 Jul 1970 @ 2359 BoekelUpload active! no debris 3 normal no algae
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04 Aug 2020 @ 1147 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGRofc_CFN8 Clip 1 of this video compilation shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 11:47 AM eruption on 4 August 2020. The remaining 2 clips show eruptions on 11 August 2020.
12 Aug 2019 @ 1205 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=2m41s Clips 5-9 of this video (time stamp 2:41 to the end) show Kaleidoscope Geyser's unusual eruptive activity in the late morning of 12 August 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1528 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=2m07s Clip 4 of this video (time stamp 2:07 to 2:40) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3;28 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1405 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=1m26s Clip 3 of this video (time stamp 1:26 to 2:06) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 2:05 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1330 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo#t=0m46s Clip 2 of this video (time stamp 0:46 to 1:25) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1:30 to 1:31 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
11 Jun 2019 @ 1252 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAMhKwhH2Qo Clip 1 of this video (beginning to time stamp 0:45) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 12:52 PM eruption on 11 June 2019.
09 Aug 2018 @ 1153 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJUiKDK5J7U First clip of this video shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 11:53 to 11:54 AM eruption on 9 August 2018. The rest of the video shows other Kaleidoscope eruptions this day.
11 Sep 2013 @ 1446 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7__NXmr9qw Video by Bruce Jensen of Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1446 eruption on 11 September 2013.
11 Sep 2013 @ 1446 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYZLVHKtRiQ Video by Micah Kipple of Kaleidoscope Geyser's 1446 eruption on 11 September 2013.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1726 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=2m44s Clip 5 of this video compilation (time stamp 2:44 to the end) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 5:26 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1647 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=2m02s Clip 4 of this video compilation (time stamp 2:02 to 2:43) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 4:47 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1612 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=0m53s Clip 3 of this video compilation (time stamp 0:53 to 2:01) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 4:12 to 4:13 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1538 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc#t=0m17s Clip 2 of this video compilation (time stamp 0:17 to 0:52) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3:38 to 3:39 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
08 Jul 2015 @ 1509 JSJ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krUXNRldhYc Clip 1 of this video compilation (beginning to time stamp 0:16) shows Kaleidoscope Geyser's 3:09 to 3:10 PM eruption on 8 July 2015.
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