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Long-term interaction between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes
Whittaker, J.M.; Afonso, J.C.; Masterton, S.; Muller, R.D.; Wessel, P.; Williams, S.E.; Seton, M. (2015). Long-term interaction between mid-ocean ridges and mantle plumes. Nature Geoscience 8(6): 479–483.
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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  • Whittaker, J.M.
  • Afonso, J.C.
  • Masterton, S.
  • Muller, R.D.
  • Wessel, P.
  • Williams, S.E.
  • Seton, M.

    Tectonic plate and lower-mantle motions are often considered independent. Plate tectonic reconstructions reveal long-lived interactions between mantle plumes and mid-ocean ridges that imply feedback between plate boundaries and the deep mantle.

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