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Figure F1. A. Model cross section of equatorial sediment mound taking into account the northward drift of the Pacific plate. MAR = mass accumulation rate. B. Mapped thickness of the equatorial Pacific sediment mound. Notice the position of the Equator, Hawaii, and Central America. Previously drilled sites are also indicated. Both parts modified from Mitchell (1998) and Mitchell et al. (2003).

Model cross section and mapped thickness of equatorial sediment mound

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