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Top-down control on water subduction

The structure of the overriding plate may control bending and water ingress into the subducting plate based on an exceptional 3D velocity model of the Nankai subduction zone.

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Fig. 1: The proposed influence of the overriding plate on bending and hydration of the subducting plate.

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Shillington, D.J. Top-down control on water subduction. Nat. Geosci. 15, 94–95 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-021-00883-1

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