600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

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600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

Postby Brad » Wed May 25, 2016 5:29 pm

600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional ... 88954.html

Casper Star Tribune wrote:Authorities say what’s believed to be a 600,000-year-old vein of volcanic ash has been uncovered at a landfill just north of Lincoln, Nebraska.


Casper Star Tribune wrote:Alfred Benesch & Co. engineer Greg Westphal, who is overseeing the contract for a landfill expansion, said finding ash in the area isn’t unusual, but its size is. The vein is estimated at 250 feet long, 5 to 15 feet wide and 4 to 5 feet deep.
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Re: 600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

Postby iamjacobm » Wed May 25, 2016 6:20 pm

Well I hope they can change their landfill expansion plans so that can be studied.

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Re: 600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

Postby Omaha Cowboy » Sat May 28, 2016 10:38 am

Brad wrote:600,000-year-old vein of Yellowstone volcanic ash turns up in landfill

http://trib.com/news/state-and-regional ... 88954.html

Casper Star Tribune wrote:Authorities say what’s believed to be a 600,000-year-old vein of volcanic ash has been uncovered at a landfill just north of Lincoln, Nebraska.


Casper Star Tribune wrote:Alfred Benesch & Co. engineer Greg Westphal, who is overseeing the contract for a landfill expansion, said finding ash in the area isn’t unusual, but its size is. The vein is estimated at 250 feet long, 5 to 15 feet wide and 4 to 5 feet deep.


Wowzers.. That is crazy!...

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