Global Warming Article Synopsis

Yellowstone Volcano Grows as Geyers Reawaken

by Bjorn Carey
LiveScience Staff Writer

Forces brewing deep beneath Yellowstone National Park could be making one of the largest volcanoes on Earth even bigger, a new study reveals.

In the past decade part of the volcano has risen nearly five inches, most likely due to a backup of flowing molten rock miles below the planet's crust.

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