Plume drives super volcano (image) GFZ GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam, Helmholtz Centre Share Print E-Mail Caption The 3-D illustration shows the so-called mantle plume feeding the super volcano which forced the plates apart. The arrows indicate the different movements. Credit Alisha Steinberger Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.