News tagged with supervolcano

Utah supervolcanoes discovered

(Phys.org) —Brigham Young University geologists found evidence of some of the largest volcanic eruptions in earth's history right in their own backyard.

Dec 10, 2013
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Yellowstone's plumbing exposed

(PhysOrg.com) -- The most detailed seismic images yet published of the plumbing that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano shows a plume of hot and molten rock rising at an angle from the northwest at a depth ...

Dec 14, 2009
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Supervolcanoes: Not a threat for 2012

The geological record holds clues that throughout Earth's 4.5-billion-year lifetime massive supervolcanoes, far larger than Mount St. Helens or Mount Pinatubo, have erupted. However, despite the claims of ...

Nov 15, 2011
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