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sub·duc·tion (s b-d k sh n). n. A geologic process in which one edge of one crustal plate is forced below the edge of another.

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Shape of the subducted Rivera and Cocos plates in southern
Thermal modeling of subducted plates: tear and hotspot at the
Thermal modeling of subducted plates: tear and hotspot at the. Kamchatka corner Keywords: subduction; dynamics of lithosphere and mantle; hotspot. 1.
Possible density segregation of subducted oceanic lithosphere
Active and remnant subducted slabs beneath
A complex, nearly continuous subduction system exists beneath the Italian region .
Subducted Seamount Imaged in the Rupture Zone of the 1946

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Understanding the massive 7.0 Peru / Brasil earthquake (August 24 2011)
Intermediate-depth and deep-focus earthquakes represent deformation within subducted plates, rather than deformation at plate boundaries.

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Subduction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Subducted - definition of Subducted by the Free Online Dictionary
sub·duc·tion (s b-d k sh n). n. A geologic process in which one edge of one crustal plate is forced below the edge of another.
Subduction
Subduction is the process in which one plate is pushed downward beneath another plate into the underlying mantle when plates move towards each other.
Plate Tectonics : Subduction Zones
Subduction Zones. When two oceanic plates collide, the younger of the two plates, because it is less dense,* will ride over the edge of the older plate.
Subduction
This process is called subduction. The slab that is forced back into the Earth usually undergoes melting when the edges get to a depth which is hot enough.

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