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Research article
03 Nov 2017
Research article |  | 03 Nov 2017

Mantle roots of the Emeishan plume: an evaluation based on teleseismic P-wave tomography

Chuansong He and M. Santosh

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Our work demonstrated that the Emeishan large igneous province was generated by the crustal and/or mantle lithospheric delamination rather than the upwelling mantle plume.