What Would Happen If Yellowstone Blew Up Tomorrow?

Underneath the national park, lies the world's biggest supervolcano.
Loukia Papadopoulos

One of the most famous national parks in the U.S. and in the world is Yellowstone. It covers roughly 3,474 sq mi (9,000 sq km) of land and is well-known for its rich wildlife and many geothermal features.

But underneath all this beauty and wonder lies the world's biggest supervolcano, a volcano that could go off at any time. In this video, RealLifeLore attempts to answer: What would happen if that supervolcano blew up?

First, it should be noted that experts reassure the public that an eruption at Yellowstone is exceedingly unlikely. A mega eruption is in fact not expected to happen any time in the next 10,000 years. This is why the volcano is listed as dormant currently.

This doesn't stop people from being curious about what such an explosion would look like and what consequences it would have. RealLifeLore explores the volcano's manga chamber and other features to bring us answers to these interesting questions.

Using illustrations combined with scenic images of the location, the YouTuber explains in great detail pretty much everything that would happen should the volcano explode. We won't give you the details here. Instead, we will let you watch the video and see for yourself.

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