Category: La Garita Caldera

La Garita Caldera Was Created by the World’s Most Explosive Volcanic Eruption (VEI 9.2) in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains

The La Garita caldera in Colorado’s San Juan Mountains is an astonishing 22 miles wide and 62 miles long. The giant scar was formed by the most explosive volcanic eruption on the planet to date. Colorado is well-known for its tarantula migration, mattress migration and its genocide pit. But likely not for its catastrophic volcanic eruptions – the state […] Read More