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The origin of volcanic activity occurring far from tectonic-plate boundaries has been a subject of contention. The latest geodynamic model offers a fresh take on the matter. See Letter p.386

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  1. Cin-Ty A. Lee is in the Department of Earth Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas 77005, USA.

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  2. Stephen P. Grand is in the Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78749, USA.

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