Deep Mantle Plumes Help Explain Hawaii's Origins
http://www.earthsky.org/radioshows/48683/deep-mantle-plumes-help-explain-hawaiis-origins

Byrd and Block Communications Inc., Earth and Sky Radio Series


This radio broadcast discusses a theory that says the Hawaiian Islands formed as a result of deep mantle plumes. The theory of plate tectonics does not explain their origin, since they are in the middle of a plate and not near other volcanoes whicn are found around plate margins. The clip is 1 minute and 29 seconds in length.

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Grade Level: General Public, High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Topics: Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics