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Case Study of Yellowstone National Park



Yellowstone National Park is the oldest and largest (near 9000km2) national park in the NW/central US, mostly in Wyoming. It contains unusual geological formations and geysers.

The Yellowstone super-volcano the 55 km by 72 km volcanic caldera located in Yellowstone National Park.

The Volcanic Caldera: Instead of having a crater, like many other super volcanoes, this has a caldera – a depression (sunken area) in land of the Super volcano marking a collapsed magma chamber. The 1500 squared miles caldera of Yellowstone is filled with many attractions such as hot springs and geysers.



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