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Yellowstone a terror target?
Terrorists Target Yellowstone "Super Volcano"
From: washington_correspondent@h... (Washington Correspondent)
Date: 15/03/2004 11:27 GMT Standard Time
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Capitol Press) - According to sources inside U.S.
intelligence agencies, the "black wind of death", described by Al-Qaeda
in a claim of responsibility released after the Madrid
train bombings, is the eruption of the "super volcano" at Yellowstone
Dr. Joseph Zimmerman, the head of the Counter-Terrorism Prevention Group
based in Washington D.C., has confirmed the validity of the information
provided to Capitol Press by U.S. intelligence agency
Dr. Zimmerman published a document in 2003 describing how terrorists
could use natural disasters as "terrorist weapons". "Obviously,
the "black wind" is an Al-Qaeda description of a pyroclastic flow from
the "super volcano" at Yellowstone National Park" Zimmerman said during
an exclusive interview with Capitol Press.
"As I pointed out in a recently published document, terrorists could
easily infiltrate the park with a nuclear device enclosed in a sealed
55 gallon drum. The terrorists would take the drum into the middle
of Yellowstone Lake on a boat and submerge it until the drum came to
rest on top of a bulge which is located on the bottom of the lake"
Recent scientific studies of underground volcanic activity at
Yellowstone have revealed the presence of a "massive volcanic bulge"
which is forming on the bottom of Yellowstone Lake.
"When the nuclear device is detonated remotely by the terrorists, the
explosion would rupture the bulge on the bottom of Yellowstone Lake and
cause a chain reaction explosion that would rupture the magma chamber
underneath Yellowstone" Zimmerman said. "Once the magma
chamber ruptures, the entire Yellowstone area would first implode into
the caldera underneath the park and then explode in a massive eruption"
Scientific studies paint a grim picture of a massive eruption at
Yellowstone. Magma would be hurled 30 miles into the sky and
everything within a radius of 400 miles would be destroyed by
pyroclastic flows. The entire MidWest would be buried under several
feet of volcanic ash and become a modern day Pompeii, the ancient Roman
city which was buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
The eruption of Yellowstone would kill millions of Americans and destroy
the agricultural capacity of the United States which is located in the
MidWest. Within months, massive food shortages all over the world
would lead to the outbreak of wars between countries.
"An eruption at Yellowstone set off by terrorists would make 9/11 look
like a calm day in comparison" said Zimmerman.
Copyright 2004 Capitol Press
A Beltway Sentinel Newspaper
[Edited on 21-3-2004 by SkepticOverlord]