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Geodynamics: Strength under pressure
Cordier, P. (2015). Geodynamics: Strength under pressure. Nature Geoscience 8(4): 255–256. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2402
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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  • Cordier, P.

Abstract
    Subducting oceanic crust is sometimes observed to stagnate in the lower mantle. Laboratory experiments show that high pressures in the deep Earth may strengthen mantle rocks, increasing their viscosity and halting the sinking slabs.

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