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Cooking up a super volcano

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Cooking Up a Super Volcano

Giant volcano eruptions are rare. But they are deadly. So scientists are studying two new suspected volcanic “hot spots.” By using seismic waves, a picture has emerged of large regions where intense volcanic activity could emerge in the distant future. This public radio story looks at volcanic hot spots and super volcanoes.

Life Science Geology Earth and Space Science

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National Public Radio © 2013 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 02/10/2013


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