Cold plates and hot melts: New data on history of Pacific Ring of Fire

The movements of Earth's tectonic plates shape the face of our planet. The sinking of one plate beneath another causes volcanism and earthquakes. Scientists have been able to drill and investigate the origin of a subduction zone for the first time in 2014. (Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR). Read more at

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