Origin of the Columbia River Basalt: Passive ascent of shallow mantle, or active upwelling of a deep-mantle plume?
elliptical basin, western United States: Top-down
of the Yellowstone hot spot and Columbia River Basalts
Columbia River Flood Basalts: Consequence of subduction-related
Origin for Columbia River Flood Basalts and Wallowa
David L. Abt, T.C.
Hales, Eugene D. Humphreys & Joshua J. Roering
Volcanic Migrations: An example from the Pacific Northwest,
Camp & Martin Ross
Columbia River Basalts & Yellowstone Hot Spot: A
Peter R. Hooper
last updated 28th April, 2009