Super volcano: Yellowstone

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Flashcards on Super volcano: Yellowstone , created by annie.grace on 05/04/2014.

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How big is Yellowstone? (and its caldera) - Largest volcano in America caldera= 80km LONG, 45km WIDE
What would be the local effects of yellow stone erupting? -Everything with in tens of miles will be destroyed -Home and businesses destroyed -No crops -Nowhere to stay (homeless) -Economy will suffer
What would be the national effects? -People would abandon their homes -Lava would travel into other towns -Pyroclastic flow would mean the ash would travel far -People could die if they inhale the ash
International effects? -Flights cancelled due to engine failure -Costs airlines billions -People would be stranded -Food cant be imported -Ash travels far -Crops can't grow -People pull together to help each other and hep to rebuild
Global effects? -Worlds climate would drop -Crops cant grow= no money or food= starvation -Global crisis and a lot o deaths -technology would be put on hold -Birth rate will decrease
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