Yellowstone has its fair share of eruptive history in the past. According to scientists Yellowstone has had several large eruptions throughout history. The most recent eruption occurred about 70,000 years ago, this was not a major eruption but is the most recent. The largest eruptions have occurred around 640,000-2.1 million years ago. 3 major eruptions are predicted to have formed Yellowstone's Caldera millions of years ago. These eruptions were said to be 2,800 times larger than Mount St. Helens in the 80s. Yellowstone has not erupted for many of years but many predict it will happen in the near future.


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Image Credit: Cleveland Sam. Accessed 2 October 2017.
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