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Scientists confirm existence of largest single volcano on Earth

September 5, 2013

IODP technicians prepare to cut a core sample A University of Houston professor led a team of scientists in uncovering the largest single volcano yet documented on Earth. Covering an area roughly equivalent to the British Isles or the state of New Mexico, this volcano, dubbed the Tamu Massif, is nearly as big as the giant volcanoes on Mars, placing it among the largest in the solar system. Full Story

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