Flashcards in Yellowstone- Supervolcanoes Deck (7):
How much rock, ash and lava would be produced?
1000's of km3
What would flow at high speed?
A thick cloud of super-heated gas and ash
What would the thick cloud of super-heated gas and ash do within 10's of miles?
Kill, burn and bury everything
What would the ash that shot km's into the air do?
Block out almost all daylight over entire continents
What would the ash trigger? Why's this bad?
A mini iceage, it would destroy crops, starving any remaining life
Where would some of the ash settle? What would it do?
Over building and fields- burying them