Is the Earth’s transition zone deforming like the upper mantle

Matsuyama, Japan (SPX) Aug 03, 2020
Despite being composed of solid rocks, the Earth’s mantle, which extends to a depth of ~2890 km below the crust, undergoes convective flow by removing heat from the Earth’s interior. This process involves mass transfer by subduction of cold tectonic plates from and the ascent of hot plumes towards the Earth’s surface, responsible for many large-scale geological features, such as Earthquakes and

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