For Science News, Beth Geiger writes about an undersea mystery: A possible supervolcano lurking under Alaska’s Aleutian islands. Geophysicists are piecing together data from different sources including satellites and gas analysis to hypothesize about a possible caldera that is 20 km across. See Beth’s piece for the full story, plus a seafloor map, in case you’re planning a visit. image: NASA
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