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Mohorovi?i? discontinuity

The Mohorovi?i? discontinuity is the boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. The boundary can only be determined with seismic survey and it is assumed that the boundary is caused by differences in the density and composition of the rock.


A schematic representation of the inside of the Earth. 1 Continental crust, 2 Oceanic crust, 3 and 4 Earth's mantle 5 Outer core (liquid), 6 Inner core (solid), A Mohorovi?i? discontinuity, B Gutenberg discontinuity, C Lehmann discontinuity. Creative Commons License.


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