You might have heard that supereruptions are VEI 8 events, right at the top of the scale. Could there ever be a magnitude 9 eruption?
Say “supervolcano” and most of us think of Yellowstone — a smoldering but scenic giant. Geologists, however, look to the Central Andes, where these great
For all we know, the YTT supereruption at Toba did happen on June 16, 70,000-and-something, B.C. Let’s say, then, that today is the 74th millennial
Let’s go on a Sunday morning train ride (paying particular attention to the mountains): Note: You might have difficulty seeing this video here; it worked