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Essentials of Geology: Hot Spot Volcanoes Animation
This animation, listed as 2.10 in Chapter Two in the Essentials of Geology web page, shows how hot spot volcanoes arise. Users may access this and many other animations describing plate tectonic processes from the Chapter Two webpage. Users may also follow links to other chapters in the Essentials of Geology book.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
  • Text:
    • Abstract / Summary
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Need Flash Version 5.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003 - 2004 W.W. Norton and Company
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-NAGT-000-000-000-688
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Earth System Animations'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: W. W. NORTON & COMPANY, INC