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The Cold Case of What’s Heating Up Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser

The Cold Case of What’s Heating Up Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser

The Cold Case of What’s Heating Up Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser The Cold Case of What’s Heating Up Yellowstone’s Steamboat Geyser Yellowstone National Park is an excess of geologic riches, from sweeping volcanic vistas to bubbling caldrons with multicolored irises. But one of its 10,000 thermal features has been capturing everyone’s attention recently: Steamboat Geyser. Steamboat, the world’s tallest active geyser, …

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Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Is a Hot Spot, but It May Be Calming Down

Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Is a Hot Spot, but It May Be Calming Down

Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Is a Hot Spot, but It May Be Calming Down Yellowstone’s Supervolcano Is a Hot Spot, but It May Be Calming Down One took place 8.72 million years ago. Based upon the magma that it erupted, it scored 8.8 on the volcanic explosivity index created by the U.S. Geological Survey. The other, which took place 8.99 million years …

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