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Source of Galapagos eruptions is not where models place it


January 21, 2014

Isabella Island in the Galapagos Images gathered by University of Oregon scientists using seismic waves penetrating to a depth of 300 kilometers have found an anomaly that likely is the volcanic mantle plume of the Galapagos Islands. It's not where geologists and computer modeling had assumed. Full Story

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