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  • Yellowstone Caldera - Wikipedia


    The Yellowstone Caldera is a volcanic caldera and supervolcano in Yellowstone National Park in the Western United States, sometimes referred to as the Yellowstone Supervolcano.The caldera and most of the park are located in the northwest corner of Wyoming.The major features of the caldera measure about 34 by 45 miles (55 by 72 km).

  • Yellowstone Volcano Observatory - Wikipedia


    The Yellowstone Volcano Observatory (YVO) is a volcano observatory that primarily monitors the Yellowstone Caldera in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. The observatory's jurisdiction also includes volcanic centers in the states of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico.

  • Yellowstone National Park - Wikipedia


    Yellowstone National Park spans an area of 3,468.4 square miles (8,983 km 2), comprising lakes, canyons, rivers and mountain ranges. Yellowstone Lake is one of the largest high-elevation lakes in North America and is centered over the Yellowstone Caldera, the largest supervolcano on the continent. The caldera is considered an dormant volcano.

  • Supervolcano (film) - Wikipedia


    Supervolcano is a 2005 British-Canadian disaster television film that originally aired on 13 March 2005 on BBC One, and released by the BBC on 10 April 2005 on the Discovery Channel.It is centered on the speculated and potential eruption of the volcanic caldera of Yellowstone National Park.Its tagline is "Scientists know it as the deadliest volcano on Earth.

  • What If Yellowstone's Supervolcano Erupted ...


    The Yellowstone supervolcano has unleashed three cataclysmic eruptions in the past 2.1 million years; all well before humans populated North America. The most recent was 640,000 years ago, which formed Yellowstone as we know it and spewed 240 cubic miles of ash, rock and pyroclastic materials over roughly half of what is now the United States.

  • Supervolcano - Wikipedia


    A supervolcano is a large volcano that has had an eruption with a Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) of 8, [disputed – discuss] [contradictory] [contradictory] the largest recorded value on the index. This means the volume of deposits for that eruption is greater than 1,000 cubic kilometers (240 cubic miles).

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