Tharsis Superplume(1): Why Superplume?
http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2001AM/finalprogram/abstract_16502.htm

Maruyama Shigenori, Tokyo Institute of Technology


This abstract for the 2001 Geological Society of America annual meeting applies the superplume concept to explain the origin of the Tharsis shield volcanoes on Mars. (A superplume is a broad zone of mantle upwelling many thousands of km's across).

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Geophysics, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Geology:Structural Geology
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics, Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Solar system, Solid Earth