This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer The Geology of Yellowstone: Past, Present, and Future Evening Lecture/Seminar Sunday, July 11, 2021 - 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET Add to calendar iCalendar Gmail Yahoo Mail Outlook Outlook.com Code: 1NV074 Select your Tickets Resize text Materials for this program Yellowstone Handout Castle Geyser erupts, upper geyser basin of Yellowstone National Park The Yellowstone Caldera, which formed during a massive volcanic eruption 630,000 years ago, is the centerpiece of our nation’s first national park, founded in 1872. The volcanic story of Yellowstone, however, begins approximately 17 million years ago and will certainly continue long into the geologic future. Join volcanologist Kirt Kempter on an exploration of the geology of Yellowstone, including the rocks and hydrothermal features that make this national park unique in the world. Google Earth aerial views survey the park’s geology from a birds-eye perspective, augmented by illustrative graphics, maps, and field photos. Look out Cooke City, Montana…the Yellowstone hotspot is coming your way! Patron Information If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group. Unless otherwise noted, registration for streaming programs typically closes two hours prior to the start time on the date of the program. Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org. Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance. View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom. This program is part of ourSmithsonian Associates Streaming series.