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Scraped by flat-slab subduction

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During flat subduction, material is scraped off the base of the continental mantle lithosphere, building a migrating keel. This testable mechanism for flat subduction recreates features of the Laramide orogeny.
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insu-03685667 , version 1 (02-06-2022)

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Marc-André Gutscher. Scraped by flat-slab subduction. Nature Geoscience, 2018, 11, pp.890-891. ⟨10.1038/s41561-018-0270-x⟩. ⟨insu-03685667⟩
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