North America North America South America Tethys Belt

Point & Click

  • Try this point & click interface to make cross sections through our tomographic models.


  • Download 3-D S-velocity model NA04 (it's a gzip-ed tar file).

Rocky Mountain Movie

  • Travel from North to South through the mantle along the Rocky Mountain Front

Publications on North American upper mantle

  • Van der Lee, S., The Earth's upper mantle: its structure beneath North America and the 660-km discontinuity beneath northern Europe, Dissertation, Princeton Univ., 186 pp, January 1996.


Publications on Subducted Farallon fragments

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