Yellowstone Supervolcano, 2

Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone (

Yesterday, in Yellowstone Supervolcano, we mentioned the latest geological evidence concerning the enormous mantle plume that underlies the Yellowstone supervolcano. In Yellowstone’s Plumbing Exposed e! Science News provides more detail. It’s a fascinating read.

Yellowstone Mantle Plume (University of Utah)

Published in: on December 18, 2009 at 3:49 pm  Comments (3)  

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  1. […] on related topics, you might also check our earlier posts on the Yellowstone Supervolcano here, here and here, and this brief review of Simon Winchester’s Krakatoa. Published […]

  2. what is a yellow stone

    • In this particular case, yellow stone probably refers to yellow-colored stones in the river flowing through the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, or to sulfur-rich deposits around the hot springs so common to the area.

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