skip to main content

Title: Volcanoes in Virginia!

The recent earthquake may have you wondering what other surprises Virginia's geology may hold. Could there be a volcanic eruption in Virginia? Probably not today, but during the Eocene, about 35-48 mimore »llion years ago, a number of mysterious eruptions occurred in western Virginia. This talk investigates the possible origins of these eruptions, and what they can tell us about the crust and mantle underneath Virginia.« less
Title: Volcanoes in Virginia!
Authors:
Publication Date: 2012-01-24
OSTI Identifier: 1068720
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Jefferson Lab Science Series, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, Newport News, Virginia, 2012
Research Org: Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 58 GEOSCIENCES ; GEOLOGY OF VIRGINIA ; VOLCANIC ACTIVITY ; EARTHQUAKES ; XENOLITHS AND XENOCRYSTS
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:00:28
System Entry Date: 2018-04-25