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The rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.
- ‘An alternative to an active mantle thermal anomaly is greater stretching of the mantle lithosphere than the crust.’
- ‘We attribute base level changes to the influence of the proto-Iceland mantle plume beneath the lithosphere, providing support until continental break-up west of the Faroe Islands.’
- ‘This allows us to place much tighter constraints on the tectonic and thermal evolution of the lithosphere during late orogenic extension than has previously been possible.’
- ‘At the same time, material that was eroded must be deposited offshore, amplifying the downward load where Mesozoic extension had already thinned the crust and weakened the lithosphere.’
- ‘After new oceanic crust forms, the lithosphere cools and thickens as it moves away from the ocean ridge.’
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