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Would very much appreciate your help with advice

I'd like to ask a small favor and get some educated feedback on where to purchase property that will be relatively protected from both the Yellowstone supervolcano and the New Madrid Seismic Zone. After viewing many maps of the projected damage from each of these events and taking into consideration the availability of local aquifers I was looking in the northern panhandle of Texas, but I'd prefer to get a wooded place bordering a natural forest up in the mountains. I don't believe Idaho would be safe from Yellowstone. Northern Arizona/southern New Mexico is a likely spot except that property there is outrageously expensive.

I did find a very nice property in the Missouri Ozarks, 40 fenced acres of mostly woods with a well, utility set-ups and a freshwater pond for $25K. While this isn't in the main NMSZ max destruction zone, it will be shaken quite a bit. Right now I live in St. Louis where the chances of surving a major NM event are pretty much zero.

Here's the site in Missouri - http://shopping.rollanet.org/category/398/Other-Areas/listin...

All feedback is welcome and I thank you kindly in advance for your assistance.




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What's the update on the Madrid Fault?

....I haven't looked into it for a while because I couldn't tell if the things I was reading were fear mongering....

Everything is up to

Everything is up to interpretation, so I suppose the number and severity of sinkholes is symptomatic of the general integrity of the NMSZ.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E05e5mMHOic

Missouri Territory, certainly a fine choice.

Get far away from either of your fears to feel safe; but, close enough to feel their excitement.

The Mark Twain National Forest, as we know it today, was created on February 17, 1976. The Mark Twain National forest has a rather unique history – for it was once known as both the Clark National Forest and the Mark Twain National Forest – both being proclaimed on September 11, 1939.
Missouri’s only national forest, The Mark Twain, encompasses roughly 1.5 million acres, mostly within the Ozark Highlands. Located across southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, the Ozark Highlands are an ancient landscape characterized by large permanent springs, over 5,000 caves, rocky barren glades, old volcanic mountains and nationally recognized streams. Portions of the Ozarks were never under oceans, nor were the areas glaciated.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

The link is very much

The link is very much appreciated. The site in Missouri I'm looking at is in that area and I was planning to build a monolithic dome home that has a good track record of surviving earthquakes, tornadoes and fire.