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What is a supervolcano?

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A Supervolcano is a volcano characterized by the large area it affects. A supervolcano is generally accepted to be a volcano that discharges ash, lava, or pumis deposits that spread over 240 or more cubic miles from its center. The Indonesian Toba is an example of a supervolcano.

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Where can one find information on a supervolcano?

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