Beneath Yellowstone National Park lies a supervolcano, a behemoth far more powerful than your average volcano.
This map shows how Alexander the Great and the Greeks of that era viewed the world. As you can see, Alexander did not believe that his Indian campaign would be long; the sea was nearby and India wasn't a very vast land. Things did not go according
Long before the invention of modern day maps or gunpowder, the planet's major powers were already duking it out for economic and geopolitical supremacy.