Sputnik – ‘Something is Rising Up’: Massive Blob of Magma Growing Under New England
In what sounds like the setup to a shlocky B-movie, a blob of molten rock has been discovered welling up underneath Vermont, growing ever larger in the subterranean catacombs beneath New England.
The anomaly was discovered by Earthscope, a National Science Foundation (NSF) project to monitor the geology of North America to better understand the processes behind earthquakes and volcanoes.
Geologists and seismologists were baffled when Earthscope told them that huge amounts of magma were churning 124 miles beneath the surface of New England. While such phenomena are common enough along tectonic plates, Lovecraft Country isn’t exactly known for its volcanoes. . . . (more)
This isn’t directly related to our sinkhole topic but it touches on things we have discussed often in comments over the years. FC