via Yellowstone volcano: Caldera MAP shows USA covered in ASH after ERUPTION | Science | News | Express.co.uk

The Yellowstone volcano rumbles away in the heart of the Yellowstone National Park, at a towering elevation of 2,804m.

The active volcano is one of the biggest on the planet and typically rears its ugly head once every few million years or so.

Volcanologists who have tracked Yellowstone’s past eruptions two million, 1.3 million and 630,000 years ago, fear another eruption might be overdue.

This is why scientists have attempted to forecast the extent of damage a Yellowstone eruption would incur today – and the results are terrifying.

via Yellowstone volcano: Caldera MAP shows USA covered in ASH after ERUPTION | Science | News | Express.co.uk

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