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Double dip

The Indian Plate moved north unusually quickly during the late Cretaceous. Numerical simulations suggest that this rapid migration was caused by the pull of two coupled, narrowing subduction zones.

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Figure 1: Coupled double subduction zones.


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Billen, M. Double dip. Nature Geosci 8, 428–429 (2015).

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