Yellowstone

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Yellowstone

VOLCANO BASICSLocation: Yellowstone National Park, WyomingType of Cone: Caldera, StratovolcanoElevation: 8,000 feet above sea levelNearest City: Gardiner, MontanaCurrent Life Stage: ActiveHow Formed: Hot Spot

WATCH it ERUPT!

ERUPTIONSMost Recent: 1350 BC/ 600,000 BCType of Eruption: Active

HISTORYYellowstone has produced several giant volcanic eruptions in the past few million years, as well as many smaller eruptions and steam explosions. Lava Flowed between 640,000 and 70,000 years ago

3 INTERESTING FACTSMore than 2,400 miles of streams flow through Yellowstone. Yellowstone sits astride one of the world’s largest active volcanic systems.Underneath Yellowstone's famous hot springs lies a large pool of partially molten magma that is part of a sleeping underground supervolcano.

Yellowstone

Caldera, Stratovolcano

McNiven ' Katie Thorington

Wyoming, United States

VOLCANO PHOTO


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