Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Mega volcano 2012

  1. Oct 9, 2007 #1


    User Avatar
    Gold Member


    A supervolcano hidden in a veritable mega-volcano nursery called the Eduardo Avaroa Caldera Complex, located in the inhospitable Puna-Altiplano region near the tri-section of Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile is a major focus of many volcano experts in recent days.

    The harmonic tremor is appreciating in a cyclical way. There are signs of trouble ahead. An extrapolation in the time axis points to a possible mega eruption in 2012.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2007
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 9, 2007 #2


    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    I can't remember why but I'm sure I remember India Daily being an unreliable and untrustworthy news source. A quick google search hasn't found any similar stories elsewhere so I'd take this with a pinch of salt.
  4. Oct 9, 2007 #3


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    It's not completely bogus, but like most other science articles from Indiadaily, it's old news that's hyped up and made to look like yet another apocalypse (Indiadaily loves apocalyses).

  5. Oct 9, 2007 #4


    User Avatar
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    Hmm, didn't the mayan calendar also end some kind of cycle in 2012 as well?
  6. Oct 9, 2007 #5
    Did anyone ever see that movie called Supervolcano? I think it was possibly made by Discovery Channel or something like that. My geology prof showed it to scare us. It was actually a pretty decent show.

    http://shopping.discovery.com/product-58069.html [Broken]
    Last edited by a moderator: May 3, 2017
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Similar Discussions: Mega volcano 2012
  1. 2012 movie - (Replies: 11)

  2. 2012 garbage (Replies: 1)

  3. Chilean Volcano pictures (Replies: 19)