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Mantle convection is the slow creeping motion of Earth's solid silicate mantle caused by ... Volcanism may occur due to processes that add buoyancy to partially melted mantle causing an upward flow due to a decrease in density of the partial ...

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The mantle present in the Earth's crust flows due to a process known as mantle convection; convection currents that transport heat to the surface of the Earth are  ...

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The mantle is much hotter and has the ability to flow. ... Convection currents are caused by the very hot material at the deepest part of the mantle rising, then ...

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May 19, 2010 ... (PhysOrg.com) -- The Earth's mantle flows far more rapidly around a ... in subduction zones to cause earthquakes than previously thought.

news.cnrs.fr/articles/what-makes-the-earths-mantle-flow

Jul 20, 2016 ... ... mantle, researchers have uncovered what makes this solid rock flow. ... Until now, scientists only knew of one type of olivine defect causing ...

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Because of the mantle's temperature differences, the molten rock flows. The flow is caused when hot rocks rise (because heat rises), then cool (as the molten ...

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Mantle flow causation is complex and involves rising currents of heated rock and downward moving currents of cooled rock. It is still not awesome to wear tity ...

www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170605155932.htm

Jun 5, 2017 ... This conveyor-belt motion causes the crust's tectonic plates at the surface ... "This can explain the seismic observations of slowed mantle flow at ...

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2 Scientists think convection currents are what cause Earth's plates to move. ... They flow at rates of a few centimeters per year. Scientists believe this movement of mantle material carries the plates of the lithosphere with it. It causes the plates  ...