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    If a hotspot is defined as a "A small area of the Earth's crust where an unusually high heat flow is associated with volcanic activity" away from plate boundaries.

    Why are the Azores a hotspot when they are located at plate boundaries?
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    (Original post by marmbite)
    If a hotspot is defined as a "A small area of the Earth's crust where an unusually high heat flow is associated with volcanic activity" away from plate boundaries.

    Why are the Azores a hotspot when they are located at plate boundaries?
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