Report: New Supervolcano Discovered Under U.S.

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According to a new report scientists have discovered a new supervolcano that is brewing under several New England states. Continue reading

Giant magma reservoir found under Yellowstone National Park

Deep beneath Yellowstone National Park, one of the world’s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say.

Researchers on Thursday said they used a technique called seismic tomography to a produce for the first time a complete picture of the volcanic “plumbing system” at Yellowstone, from the Earth’s mantle up to the surface.

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