sp10_2b_106_Volc2b

sp10_2b_106_Volc2b - 60,000(250,000 Flood Basalts Columbia...

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Types of Volcanoes • Cinder Cones • Shield Volcanoes • Stratovolcanoes (Composite Cones) • Lava Domes • Caldera • Resurgent Ash-Flow Caldera (“Supervolcanoes”) • Flood Basalts Cinder Cones
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Shield Volcano Summit Caldera
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Stratovolcano Lava Dome
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Caldera Flood Basalt Flows
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Flood basalt Age Volume (mi 3 (km 3 ) ) Siberian Traps 250 Myrs 950,000 (4,000,000) Deccan Traps 66 Myrs 475,000 (2,000,000) CRBs/Steens Mt. 17-6 Myrs
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Unformatted text preview: 60,000 (250,000) Flood Basalts: Columbia River Plateau “Supervolcanoes” Resurgent Ash-Flow Caldera Yellowstone Ash Flow Caldera Yellowstone’s Past Eruptions Yellowstone Today Yellowstone Today Earthquake Activity Heat Flow Ground Movement Post-1995 - rising again Uplift 1997-Present North End of Yellowstone Lake Yellowstone Today Yellowstone Will Erupt Again! “Supervolcanoes” Resurgent Ash-Flow Caldera Toba...
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course GEO 106 taught by Professor Robviens during the Spring '10 term at Bellevue College.

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