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World's largest volcano discovered

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Tamu Massif encompasses an area covering 120,000 square miles in the sea off the coast of Japan.

The volcano had actually been discovered several years ago by William Sager of the University of Houston but at the time it was believed to be three separate volcanoes. As a single volcano it is about 60 times the size of the world\'s most active volcano, Mauna Loa in Hawaii.

Read More: http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/news/254161/worlds-largest-volcano-discovered

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It's fascinating that there is still so much more to discover on this planet. Thank you for sharing this.

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Yeah, and that thing is huge. Good thing it's not still active.

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So is it still spewing magma? I can't tell from the text.

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Re assesed not discovered surely,great find though like the American continent years back,not really discovered as people were already there but re assesed :-P

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Re evaluated not discovered surely,great find though like the American continent years back,not really discovered as people were already there but re evaluated for the west :-P

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well, i doubt that many people were already on this volcano, seeing as it's over a mile under water. still pretty amazing, though.

mars still has us beat, though when it comes to giant volcanoes.

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Ok,bad analogy by me,accepted Pataoni....... and so on.

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no wonder japan had so many tsunamis

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