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Figure 6. Sketches a to d describe the progressive stretching of a four-layer brittle-ductile continental lithosphere leading to mantle exhumation at a rifted margin (Brun and Beslier, 1996). The lowermost sketch is a schematic interpretative geologic cross-section of the Iberia Abyssal Plain based on the model in the rest of the figure.

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