Map of subduction zones on the Earth.

Map of subduction zones on the Earth. Shown are the well known subduction trenches compiled by Bird (2003) across the Earth’s surface.

  • Creator: Fabio Crameri
  • This version: 25.09.2022
  • License: Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
  • Specific citation: This graphic by Fabio Crameri after Crameri and Tackley (2014) is available via the open-access s-Ink.org repository.
  • Related references:
    Crameri, F., and P.J. Tackley (2014), Spontaneous development of arcuate single-sided subduction in global 3-D mantle convection models with a free surface, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 119(7), 5921-5942, doi:10.1002/2014JB010939
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