Yellowstone Supervolcano, 2

Geyser Erupts in Yellowstone (edupics.com)

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)

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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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