Yellowstone National Park is an enormous wildlife preserve located predominantly in Wyoming and is famous for such spectacles as Old Faithful. But it’s also known for sitting atop a supervolcano which is defined as capable of producing an M8 degree eruption spewing one trillion metric tons of ash and other debris filling at least 100 cubic miles. Researches have brightened the day by discovering Yellowstone isn’t just a big supervolcano, it’s significantly bigger than previously thought. So when Mother Nature finally decides to end Yellowstone’s 600,000 year explosive lull, will it pretty much spell the end for much of North America?
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