Flashcards in Geography- case study-DW- supervolcano- Yellowstone Deck (6)
Where is Yellow stone located?
Yellow stone National Park, USA
When have past eruptions occured at this hot spot?
-2 million years ago
-1.3 million years ago
-630,000 years ago
How many people would die if it erupted?
How much land would it destroy?
What effects would occur if the supervolcano did erupt?
-1 in 3 people affected would die
-ash would cover buildings within 1000km
-ash would affect transport, electricity, water, farming e.t.c
-global climates would change (there would be a volcanic winter)