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Hebgen Lake earthquake

Multiple summer homes and a popular vacation lodge on Lake Hebgen were nestled inside Madison Canyon, just west of Yellowstone National Park. And just beyond the Hebgen Lake Dam was the perfect spot for both the Rock Creek and Cliff Lake Campgrounds. On August 17, 1959, the entire area was teeming with late summer tourists, campers and fishermen. It was just past 11 pm and many people had already turned in for the night, expecting no more than a peaceful night's sleep.

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