Enhanced lithospheric mantle thinning in the melt-poor Malawi Rift


Emily Hopper1, James B Gaherty2, Donna J Shillington1, Natalie J Accardo3, Andrew Nyblade4, Cynthia Ebinger5, Christopher A Scholz6, Patrick R.N. Chindandali7, Richard Ferdinand-Wambura8, Gabriel John Mbogoni9 and Gabriel D. Mulibo10, (1)Lamont -Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (2)Columbia University in the City of New York, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, NY, United States, (3)Pennsylvania State University, New York, NY, United States, (4)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Geosciences, University Park, PA, United States, (5)Tulane University of Louisiana, Earth and Environmental Sciences, New Orleans, LA, United States, (6)Syracuse Univ, Syracuse, NY, United States, (7)Geological Survey of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi, (8)University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, (9)Geological Survey of Tanzania, Dodoma, Tanzania, (10)University of Dar es Salaam, Department of Geology, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania