The Most Dangerous Super Volcanoes on Earth
Do you think a super volcanic eruption would end all life on earth?
Awesome in their display of natural power, super volcanoes are a force to be reckoned with. A single Eruption can cause extinction level events for many species, one such eruption, at Lake Toba in Sumatra, is claimed to be responsible for the extinction of a great many species and up to 60% of the human population.
Lake Toba and a few others are described here in this video slideshow. Have a look at nature's slumbering power!
- National Geographic Magazine - NGM.com
- Supervolcano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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© 2012 Robin Olsen