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This online article, published by the now defunct Daily University Science News (the article is still available in their archives), reports on the proposal of Victor Baker and Shigenori Maruyama, made at the 2001 Geological Society of America annual meeting, that the superplume concept of mantle convection has application to the origin of the Tharsis area on Mars. (A superplume is a broad zone of mantle upwelling many thousands of km's across).

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      NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20091213185554800T,NSDL_SetSpec_2669651,Lunar and Planetary Science,Structural Geology,Geoscience,Space Science

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