11km NNW of West Yellowstone, Montana
Yellowstone is one of the largest known volcanoes in the world and the largest volcanic system in North America. The volcano is found above an intra plate hot spot that feeding the magma chamber underneath Yellowstone for at least 2 million years.
The giant Caldera is the product of a major collapse of the crust after 3 so-called ultra-plinian or Super-volcano volcanoes – large explosive events that occur several hundred to several thousand cubic km of magma. These eruptions happened 2.1, 1.3 and 0.64 million years ago.
Yellowstone is also the world’s largest hydrothermal system. It contains 182 Geysers, mud pools and fumaroles. The most famous feature in Yellowstone is old faithful geyser.
Future Super-volcano eruptions at Yellowstone?
Yellowstone Magma Chamber is considered to be still active and contain at least 15,000 cubic km of melt.
It can not be excluded and predicted that there will be another Super-volcano eruption at Yellowstone in the future (geological).
In recent years, the Caldera has been studied and monitored more closely. In recent years, Yellowstone demonstrates unrest in the form Continue reading
Rotorua is a charming town about 3-4 hours drive from Auckland, situated in the center geothermal active areas of New Zealand. Characteristic signs Rotorua emerald green of the surrounding mountains, the blue expanse of their lakes and steaming geysers. This city has become the center of attraction for tourists from all over the world – this dream is first of all famous for its thermal parks and unique landscapes. The unusual nature of the local area clearly demonstrates the enduring power of the earth: steaming volcanoes, boiling mud lakes, active geysers, hot mineral springs. Rotorua is considered the center of Maori culture, and here you have the chance to truly feel the ancient spirit and traditions of this nation. Numerous attractions and entertainment for all tastes will fill the brightest impressions of your stay in this charming city.
Today Rotorua offers numerous attractions and entertainment for every taste that will fill with bright impressions of your stay in this charming city. The amazing feeling of freedom offers beautiful lakes, mighty streams, steaming waterfalls and a magnificent panorama of the surrounding areas.
Geothermal area South of Rotorua, which is usually referred to as FAK, consists of two separate areas – Those Puia Continue reading
About Germany say different. Someone admires the orderliness of life of the Germans, someone allegedly annoying prinesennoy of the country and life on the principle of “step aside”. However, to judge about the country surface is not necessary.
Germany is a very beautiful country, very wealthy, well-groomed and, most importantly, stable. It is a tourist destination has long and firmly holds the first position in the ranking of the top places to travel.
The population of Germany is very hospitable and very friendly to tourists. In Germany you will find beautiful natural landscapes, famous monuments of art and architecture, medieval castles and Gothic cathedrals, as well as a lot of fun at the many festivals and celebrations plus beer and delicious sausages in unlimited quantities.
If you are coming to Germany in the summer, then your service will be the Baltic sea coast, a little cool, but still suitable for bathing, as well as the colorful lakes of Bavaria. Germany in winter is the dazed eyes of tourists with snow-white mountain peaks, to look at that endlessly. The Bavarian Alps have a well-equipped ski resorts.
In Germany also perfectly able to combine cultural tourism and recreation, ” you are invited to the famous resort Baden-Baden, famous for its clean air, Continue reading