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Lecture 7

EESA06 Lecture 7 Notes

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Department
Environmental Science
Course
EESA06H3
Professor
Nick Eyles
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 7 Iceland is basalt Ecuador has pyroclastic , middle of the pacific and near the equator Sea level volcanoes with flat tops are due to erosions and become juyots; flat topped dead volcanoes and are part of a hot spot trail About 40 hot spots and most are on oceanic plates, usually associated with hot spot islands, islands in the middle of oceans. The age of rocks on the island is much younger than the ocean floor There is a systematic aging as you go down the hot spot trail Hot spots play an important role in plate tectonic theory Bathymetric: map that shows wa
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