End of the world: Why scientist warned human extinction ‘could happen TOMORROW’ | Science | News | Express.co.uk

A flood basalt is the result of a giant volcanic eruption or series of eruptions that cover large stretches of land with basalt lava. They can be seen in areas such as the Deccan Traps of India and get their names after the Swedish word trappa – meaning stairs – due to the characteristic geomorphology of many associated landscapes. Large igneous provinces have been connected to five mass extinction events and could mark the end of the human race in the future.

Source: End of the world: Why scientist warned human extinction ‘could happen TOMORROW’ | Science | News | Express.co.uk

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