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Yellowstone volcano: Drilling experiment triggered a ‘violent eruption’ of scorching steam

Yellowstone volcano is one of the most seismically active places on the planet, with up to 3,000 earthquakes striking the Yellowstone…

By admin , in Science , at December 28, 2020 Tags:

 is one of the most seismically active places on the planet, with up to 3,000 earthquakes striking the Yellowstone region each year. Yellowstone is also home to a volcanic hotspot that has produced three major eruptions in the last 2.3 million years, one of which was 2,500 times bigger than the 1980 eruption of Mt St Helens in Washington State. But the US national park also houses the world’s highest concentration of active geysers with features such as the world-famous Steamboat Geyser and Old Faithful.

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