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  • verb 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.

    At it Again

  • 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?

    Questions in The Night


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