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Raymond Salazar

Raymond Salazar

New mysteries are being unlocked about the most recent eruption in Yellowstone — 631K years ago

By: , and - November 10, 2021

About 631,000 years ago, a massive eruption formed what today is known as Yellowstone Caldera. New deposits, discovered within the caldera, are changing our perspective on how that event might have unfolded. Although Yellowstone is very unlikely to have another major explosive eruption in our lifetimes, understanding the timing of past eruptions and what triggered them can give […]