Geology News: Ancient High Sierra Geology, Long Valley on the East Flank


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 07 November 2017

 

 

Ancient High Sierra Geology

Long Valley on the East Flank

Cool idea: Magma held in 'cold storage' before giant volcano eruption,
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON, November 6, 2017.

As all theories and observations are altered by better information and better observations, we find out very interesting things about our surrounding reality. In the above case of Long Valley, that everything can blow up quite quickly.

Reading the timing of crystal formation reveals that conditions were much cooler before the eruption of the Super Volcano than previously believed, meaning that a whole lot of the Earth heated up very, very quickly before it blew. Then it exploded. The takeaway? Nature works on its own logic, not ours.

The Ultimate "Shit Happens" Scenario:

"It's hard to understand how the rock could be heated from an estimated 400 degrees Celsius to the 700 to 850 degrees needed to erupt, but the main cause must be a quick rise of much hotter rock from deep below."

Right now we've got interesting rumblings around a couple of Supervolcanos, one off the coast of Spain, and one in the Heart of the USA.

 

Supplemental Report

Long Valley & Mammoth Responds

SNEAKY SUPERVOLCANOES?

Are we all going to die? Probably not from a volcano, says Dr. Nathan Andersen,
The Sheet, November 11, 2017, p.1, PDF.

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Resources & References


Long Valley Caldera
Wiki

Long Valley Caldera Map
Wiki

Basic High Sierra Geological Resources

 

 

Super Volcanos & Such

Some hype from The Sun
IS SHE GONNA BLOW? Tenerife volcano latest news


Mount Teide,
the volcano composing Tenerife Island of the Canary Islands
Wiki

 

 

Yellowstone Supervolcano

Yellowstone Caldera
Wiki

Recent Yellowstone Activity

Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

Yellowstone Supervolcano May Rumble to Life Faster Than Thought,
National Geographic, October 12, 2017,

 

 

Other Geo Threats

Yellowstone Supervolcano

To Plume or not to Plume?

 

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Human Beings, Too!

The Extenstial Threats

Anthropocene

Eco Crash News 

 

 

Geology News

 

 

 

November 2017 High Sierra General News

 

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