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Description:

The distinctive shape of Yellowstone's magma chamber and its pattern of eruptions over millions of years are due to the geology of the Yellowstone hot spot. The hot spot, forming deep within Earth's mantle, remains relatively stable while the North American continent shifts slowly to the southwest.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 5

Keywords:

5 to C1 | Maps-Historical Maps-Physical Maps

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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