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Over 460 Earthquakes Registered in Yellowstone This Year

Yellowstone National Park South Entrance, Yellowstone visitation

There have been more than 460 earthquakes in and around Yellowstone National Park, according to seismologists at the University of Utah.

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Yellowstone magma: deeper, larger

Spouter Geyser

We have a better working knowledge of the Yellowstone National Park geothermal system, with a newly discovered, deeper magma reservoir feeding the shallower, long-known magma chamber close to the Earth’s surface.

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Earthquake Swarm Grazes Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

A swarm of small earthquakes beset Yellowstone National Park early Tuesday morning.

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Yellowstone Plume: 400 Miles Long, Larger Than Thought

Yellowstone Plume

Yellowstone Plume

Using an analysis of the electrical conductivity of the Yellowstone volcano, researchers at the University of Utah say the plume is larger than previously assumed, descending at a 40-degree tilt from Yellowstone National Park and extending some 400 miles from east to west.

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