Yellowstone Magma Reservoir Could Fill Grand Canyon 11 Times Over... But Don't Panic

April 26, 2015 1:09 PM

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A magma reservoir feeding a chamber under the Yellowstone supervolcano has been discovered. Could this mean an eruption is near?(Photo : Frank Kovalchek | Flickr)

A magma reservoir under the Yellowstone supervolcano has been discovered to contain enough magma to fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over, according to a new study. However, geologists say that's no reason to believe an eruption is imminent.

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