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USGS: Yellowstone Volcano Misconceptions

Biscuit Basin eruption

Every few days we receive an email or tweet from someone warning us to prepare for the coming apocalypse, as they’re repeating one of the many Yellowstone volcano misconceptions floating around teh intraweb.

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Yellowstone Earthquake Risk: Slightly Higher, But Nothing’s Imminent

U.S. Geological Survey map

The caller from a Florida area code had a concern: He was calling Yellowstone Insider offices because he had read on the Internet the Yellowstone National Park volcano was going to blow and wanted to know if there was a date set yet for the event — he didn’t want to head out on vacation if the volcano had already ...

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Yellowstone Volcanic System Larger, More Stable Than Originally Thought

Yellowstone National Park

The end of the worlders say a Yellowstone eruption is imminent as the government quietly evacuates cities in the area, but the experts say the Yellowstone volcanic system is indeed larger than previously assumed, but also a lot more stable.

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Researchers: Yellowstone Eruption Not Due in Next 2 Million Years

Yellowstone National Park

It could be upwards of two million years before the next eruption of the Yellowstone hotspot, as researchers extrapolate potential events based on the past history of the Yellowstone volcanic activity.

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