Hot Spot Theory - Tuzo Wilson

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TUZO WILSON - 1963

The Hawaiian island chain is thought to be the product of a single Hot Spot, fixed in the mantle.

A mantle plume is a long column of hot rock from deep within the mantle, this rock is far hotter than its surroundings.

This hot mantle rock rises very slowly…

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