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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of underplate.
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During flat subduction, the relatively lowdensity antigorite ‘floats’ and is underplated to the base of the continental crust at the Moho geophysical interface.
Is the entire Basin and Range underplated by core complexes that we simply haven't seen yet because they are presently too deep to see?