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Even at this depth, the sill could only fill up the mid-crustal part of the volcano. A team of scientists at the University of Oregon (UO) have shed light on the intense geological processes several miles below the Yellowstone volcano mantle. Daily Express" is a registered trademark. Looking at Yellowstone specifically, some researchers argue Yellowstone’s heat can’t come from a magma plume because of a tectonic slab currently sitting above the plume.