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New insight into Earth’s crust, mantle and outer core interactions

A new study by the University of Liverpool, in collaboration with the Universities of Lancaster and Oslo enlightens a correlation between the movement of plate...
The graph shows the dates of volcanoes of the three volcanic chains in the Pacific and their relative movement over time (left). The location of the three volcanic chains shown in the map (right). The stars mark the youngest end or the active volcanoes today.

Scientists found an another clue for fast motion of the Hawaiian hotspot

The island chain of Hawaii comprises of a few volcanoes, which are nourished by a "hotspot". In geosciences, a "hotspot" alludes to a phenomenon...