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Another Nail in the Plume Coffin?

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Science  08 Sep 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5792, pp. 1394-1395
DOI: 10.1126/science.1131298

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Summary

At least one chain of hot-spot volcanoes is not caused by a plume rising up from the core-mantle boundary, calling for a reexamination of the plume hypothesis.