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A continuous 55-million-year record of transient mantle plume activity beneath Iceland
Parnell-Turner, R.; White, N.; Henstock, T.; Murton, B.J.; Maclennan, J.; Jones, S.M. (2014). A continuous 55-million-year record of transient mantle plume activity beneath Iceland. Nature Geoscience 7(12): 914–919. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2281
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Parnell-Turner, R.
  • White, N.
  • Henstock, T.
  • Murton, B.J.
  • Maclennan, J.
  • Jones, S.M.

Abstract
    Ridges on the seafloor near Iceland form when hot mantle pulses through an underlying plume. Seismic data show that the frequency of ridge formation decreased about 35 million years ago implying a change in the thermal state of the plume source.

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