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PREFERRED TERM
hot spot setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Setting in a zone of high heat flow from the mantle. Typically identified in intraplate settings, but hot spot may also interact with active plate margins (Iceland...). Includes surface manifestations like volcanic center, but also includes crust and mantle manifestations as well.
DESCRIPTION
  • Setting in a zone of high heat flow from the mantle. Typically identified in intraplate settings, but hot spot may also interact with active plate margins (Iceland...). Includes surface manifestations like volcanic center, but also includes crust and mantle manifestations as well.
IDENTIFIER
  • hotSpotSetting
TITLE
  • hot spot setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/hotSpotSetting
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Event Environment