What is hotspot?

  • (noun): A point of intense heat or radiation.
    Synonyms: hot spot
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Some articles on hotspot, hotspots:

Samoa Hotspot
... The Samoa hotspot is a volcanic hotspot located in the south Pacific Ocean ... The hotspot model describes a hot upwelling plume of magma through the Earth's crust as an explanation of how volcanic islands are formed ... The hotspot idea came from J ...
Bowie Hotspot
... The Bowie hotspot is a volcanic hotspot, located 180 kilometres (110 mi) west of the Queen Charlotte Islands in the Pacific Ocean ... Almost all magma created by the hotspot has the composition of basalt, and so the volcanoes are constructed almost entirely of this igneous rock ... The eruptions from the Bowie hotspot are effusive eruptions because basaltic magma is relatively fluid compared with magmas typically involved in more explosive eruptions, such as the andesitic magmas that produce some ...
St. Helena Hotspot
... Helena hotspot is a volcanic hotspot located in the southern Atlantic Ocean ... It is one the oldest known hotspots on Earth, which began to produce basaltic lava about 145 million years ago ...
Louisville Hotspot
... The Louisville hotspot is a volcanic hotspot responsible for the volcanic activity that has formed the Louisville seamount chain in the southern Pacific Ocean ...
Hotspot - Other
... locations where aircraft collisions with ground equipment may occur T-Mobile HotSpot, a service that allows mobile phone connections via a WiFi connection ...

More definitions of "hotspot":

  • (noun): A lively entertainment spot.
    Synonyms: hot spot
  • (noun): A place of political unrest and potential violence.
    Synonyms: hot spot