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5.22: Volcanoes at Hotspots

Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12
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hotspot

hotspot

Fixed region of hot material that creates magma and generates volcanoes.
mantle plume

mantle plume

Zone of hot material that rises toward the surface from deeper in the mantle and can generate hotspots.

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Difficulty Level:

Basic

Grades:

6 , 7

Date Created:

Jan 04, 2013

Last Modified:

Jan 13, 2015
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