1. Introduction; 2. Hotspots and mantle upwellings; 3. Large igneous provinces; 4. Mantle plume generation and melting; 5. Plumes as tracers of mantle processes; 6. Mantle plumes and continental growth; 7. Mantle plumes in the Archean; 8. Superplume events; 9. Mantle plumes and earth systems; Conclusion.
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