Tharsis Superplume(1): Why Superplume?
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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Integrating Research and Education:Cretaceous: Cretaceous Superplume
Lunar and Planetary Science,
Structural Geology, Solar system, Solid Earth
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