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Earth science: breaking plates

Davies, John Huw ORCID: 2002. Earth science: breaking plates. Nature 418 (6899) , pp. 736-738. 10.1038/418736a

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Seismic images suggest that oceanic plates in the northwest Pacific broke apart as they descended into Earth’s mantle. That might explain the high magma output of some volcanoes in the region, and why others are extinct.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Earth and Environmental Sciences
Subjects: Q Science > QE Geology
Publisher: Nature Publishing
ISSN: 0028-0836
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2022 12:38

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