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1

How much rock, ash and lava would be produced?

1000's of km3

2

What would flow at high speed?

A thick cloud of super-heated gas and ash

3

What would the thick cloud of super-heated gas and ash do within 10's of miles?

Kill, burn and bury everything

4

What would the ash that shot km's into the air do?

Block out almost all daylight over entire continents

5

What would the ash trigger? Why's this bad?

A mini iceage, it would destroy crops, starving any remaining life

6

Where would some of the ash settle? What would it do?

Over building and fields- burying them

7

How far away would the ash settle?

100's of km away