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Fig. 6

From: Evolution of the Earth as an andesite planet: water, plate tectonics, and delamination of anti-continent

Fig. 6

Depths to the base of the upper, middle, and lower crusts and the inferred restite layer along an arc-parallel section of the IBM (shown in Fig. 2) based on the seismic data of Kodaira et al. (2007a) and the model presented here. They require a restite layer that is much thicker than the low-V uppermost mantle layer, suggesting that most of the restite has delaminated

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