Yellowstone, Wyoming Supervolcano

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  • Created on: 05-05-16 09:19
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  • Yellowstone, Supervolcano
    • Appearance
      • large depressions, called calderas
      • Often marked with a rim of higher land around the edges
    • Likely Worldwide Effects
      • An eruption would destroy 10,000km² of land
      • Would kill 87,000 people
      • 15cm of ash would cover buildings within 1,000km
      • 1 in 3 people affected would die
      • Lahars (mud flows) are probable
      • Global temperature would drop (sunlight would be blocked)

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