We're sitting on a supervolcano

Aug 27, 2012 Full story: The Standard

Hong Kong sits on an ancient supervolcano - but don't panic as the last eruption took place 140 million years ago.

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“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#1 Aug 29, 2012
Nice story but volcano appears rather small (70Km3 is classic caldera size).

Supervolcanoes (as with Tondano Caldera Indonesia), erupt 1000Km3 or more (the bulk of which ponds in the caldera as the roof sinks.

Nice Geology though.

Have a nice day: Ag

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