Leaky Layers
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/v1/n3/fig_tab/ngeo134_F1.html#figure-title

Paul J. Tackley, Nature Geoscience


Figure from the Nature Geoscience article, Geodynamics: Layer cake or plum pudding? by Paul Tackley (Nature Geoscience 1, 157 - 158 (2008)).
The figure shows the current understanding of the interaction between the 660 km discontinuity, the core-mantle boundary, downgoing slabs, upwelling plumes.

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