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Roca Redonda Island formation due to development of an extensional transform zone, northern Galápagos Archipelago (2006-03)The Galápagos hotspot is located only 250 km south of an east-trending mid-ocean ridge spreading center and transform fault. One theory holds that the northern islands of the Galápagos were not formed by hotspot volcanism. ...