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Does the lower mantle correlate with the upper mantle? Do ridges look like superplume boundaries?. STATISTICS ~100% of hotspots fall in LVAs of the upper mantle, mostly those associated with ridges, & in regions of extension.

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Does the lower mantle correlate with the upper mantle?

Do ridges look like superplume boundaries?


STATISTICS ~100% of hotspots fall in LVAs of the upper mantle, mostly those associated with ridges, & in regions of extension

Only ~3 hotspots are not near yellow/red. All LIPs backtrack to red.


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