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Kerguelen hotspot


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerguelen_hotspot
Updated: 2017-03-15T18:27Z
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The Kerguelen hotspot is a volcanic hotspot at the Kerguelen Plateau in the Southern Indian Ocean.[1] The Kerguelen hotspot has produced basaltic lava for about 130 million years and has also produced the Kerguelen Islands, Heard Island, the McDonald Islands, and the Ninety East Ridge.

References

  1. ^ Gupta & Desa; Rabin Sen Gupta; Ehrlich Desa (2001). The Indian Ocean: a perspective, Volume 2. Taylor & Francis. p. 743. ISBN 90-5809-224-0. 


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