TITLE

Rumble Down Below

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/25/2008, Vol. 86 Issue 26, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Caetano caldera, a sunken area at the top of a volcano in northern Nevada. A caldera is a part of a supervolcano that has never erupted before. The caldera lies on faults, or rock layers that shift in the earth's crust. The layers have tilted the land thus making the inside of the volcano visible.
ACCESSION #
31725919

 

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