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Yes! Yellowstone is a Volcano (Part 1 of 3)

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Title: Yes! Yellowstone is a Volcano (Part 1 of 3)

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USGS Scientist-in-Charge of Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, Jake Lowenstern, answers the following questions to explain volcanic features at Yellowstone: "How do we know Yellowstone is a volcano?", "What is a Supervolcano?", "What is a Caldera?","Why are there geysers at Yellowstone?", and "What are the other geologic hazards in Yellowstone?"

View Parts 1, 2, and 3 of this video.

Location: USA

Date Taken: 1/30/2009

Length: 0:00

Video Producer: Stephen M. Wessells , U.S. Geological Survey


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Visit the USGS Volcano Hazards Program and USGS Open-File Report 2009-1067 for more information.

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