Hot spots are volcanic regions thought to be fed by magmatic plumes from the mantle or anomalously high heat flow. As plates move the hot spots remain in place, causing strings of progressively younger volcanoes to form.
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|Kilauea East Rift Geothermal Area||Hawaii Geothermal Region||Fissure Swarms|
Intrusion Margins and Associated Fractures
|Quaternary||Tholeiitic Basalt||47 MW|