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Unformatted text preview: Ex: Hawaii Older towards the north, which means the plates had to change direction The Hawaiian Emperor seamount chain is a series of volcanoes and seamounts extending across the Pacific Ocean. The chain has been produced by the movement of the ocean crust over the Hawai i hotspot an upwelling of hot rock from the Earth's mantle Yellowstone is big hot spot, hot spots dont have to be in the ocean Super volcano, so big you cant even see it Mammoth is another example of a super volcano 17:24 17:24...
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