Scientists discover the two quietest places in America

February 18, 2015 9:02 PM

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If you are craving serenity, researchers from the National Park Service have found the top two quietest places in the contiguous United States: the Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.

Each park registers a background noise level below 20 decibels, a silence so deep the researchers believe that the areas have remained sonically untouched since European colonization of the Americas in the tenth century, Science reported.

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