The Malpelo Plate Hypothesis and Implications for Non-closure of the Cocos-Nazca-Pacific Plate Motion Circuit

Tuo Zhang1, Richard G Gordon2, Jay K Mishra3 and Chengzu Wang1, (1)Rice University, Houston, TX, United States, (2)Rice Univ, Houston, TX, United States, (3)CGG United States Houston, Houston, TX, United States