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    The Wonders of Yellowstone

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    The first time I learned about supervolcanoes was in geoscience class this year. We watched an entire three period video on Yellowstone. Ever since then I have been interested in learning more about supervolcanoes. As of right now, we know of six of these, three located in North America. What's more scary is that one of those supervolcanoes is located in Oregon. Yellowstone National Park, is known as a place with some of the most beautiful geysers and hot springs, yet under it lurks the great masses

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    Reintroducing the Wolf to Yellowstone

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    Reintroducing the Wolf to Yellowstone Wolves have always been a symbol of the wild, free in spirit and roamers of the land. These animals are considered majestic and protectors of the wilderness. They have always roamed the western United States, although their population has fluctuated over time. Over the past 10 years wolf reintroduction into Yellowstone National Park has been a controversial topic to those of the United States. As of 1995, wolves have been reintroduced into the park. This

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    Needing Wolves in Yellowstone

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    Needing Wolves in Yellowstone WHY THERE HAVE BEEN NO WOLVES IN YELLOWSTONE: A Brief History Around 1930, the last wolf was spotted in the Yellowstone Area by a paid hunter, he got a shot off but his aim was not true. That was the last recorded sighting of a gray wolf in the Yellowstone Park land. From 1918 to 1935 government scouts recorded killing 35 mountain lions, 2,968 coyotes and 114 wolves (Phillips 1996). Those are total numbers, since a wolf hadn't been seen since 1930, the 114 wolves

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    Restoring Wolves to Yellowstone

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    Restoring Wolves to Yellowstone In his book, Never Cry Wolf, Farley Mowat tells an Inuit tale, saying that in the beginning, caribou were created for humans to hunt. However, humans “hunted only the big, fat caribou, for they had no wish to kill the weak and the small and the sick,” creating a weak population of caribou. The creator then made wolves to eat the sick, weak, and small caribou, creating a natural health and balance to the earth (124). Humans have traditionally seen wolves as a

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    The Yellowstone Wolf Controversy

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    One of the biggest reasons for the reintroduction of wolves back into Yellowstone was that they had originally roamed from Yellowstone all the way down to Mexico. While a lot of people were in favor of the reintroduction of the wolves, there were many who were against it. The main people who were against the reintroduction of the wolves back into the park were the ranchers who made a living in the areas surrounding the park. During 70 years of absence from the Rockies, the Grey Wolf had been protected

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    Yellowstone National Park

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    Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park is one of the largest and oldest national parks in American history. Yellowstone was the first park to be protected by private investment on March 1, 1872, and the first to be put under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service in 1918, no doubt due to its unique and inspiring landscape and geothermal features. In fact, Yellowstone National Park is home to half of the world’s total hydrothermal features. These awesome attractions draw

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    Yellowstone National Park has some of the most beautiful and exiting things to do. It has some of the most interesting Facts. Wyoming has some of the most beautiful streams, geysers, and mountains in the US. There are some really neat things about Yellowstone. Yellowstone National Park is Service and a favorite to millions of visitors each year. The park is a major stop to have a good vacation. By driving we could view the park from the comfort of our vehicle and also take a rest at one of

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    West way to Yellowstone National Park Trip Theme This trip starts from Denver, Colorado to Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. “Natural landform” is the main theme for this trip. I will explore the mystery of geothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone National Park, a national park mostly located in Wyoming, on March 1, 1872 U.S. President You Lixi Simpson Grant Adams signed the bill passed by Congress after the establishment of the world's first national park. Yellowstone National

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    other destructive animals. Wolves were declared destructive to agricultural and big game interests and formally hunted. Nearly a century later, in 1995, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park and Idaho's Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness(Phillips, 1996, p.20). The reintroduction of wolves in Yellowstone National Park did not end the debate of whether wolves should stay or go. Advocates for wolf reintroduction say the wolves control elk and deer population numbers; preventing the

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    know when they will erupt. With dormant however, they are scientist’s worst fear as they can come back to life and erupt. Volcanologists at Yellowstone however fear its magma chamber as it is big enough to swallow Tokyo and believe it harbours at least one last punch. According to Professor Robert B Smith who wrote the book Windows into the Earth, Yellowstone could release two million tonnes of sulphuric acid: creating a nuclear winter, blocking out sunlight and causing worldwide famines. He states

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