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Eruptions from the deep

Long-lasting eruptions of some subduction zone volcanoes may be regulated by their magma sources in the mantle. This suggests that direct connections between the mantle and surface are possible through a relatively thick crust.

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Fig. 1: An explosive eruption of Tungurahua volcano.

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Romero, J.E. Eruptions from the deep. Nat. Geosci. 16, 288–289 (2023).

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