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Nature: Geophysics: A third way to rift continents

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Rifting of continents is usually explained by one of two mechanisms based on effects that originate far from the zone of rifting. Laboratory experiments show that this geodynamic process can also be caused by local effects.

Nature 499 157 doi: 10.1038/499157a

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