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Glossary of "The Evolution of Plants (2nd ed.)" by Willis & McElwain (2014)

  • A term used to describe the process when an ocean plate collides with a continental plate, causing the oceanic plate (which is carrying the heavier oceanic crust) to slide beneath the continental crust and melt into the mantle.

Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)

  • A process in which one lithospheric plate descends beneath another.


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