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Is it oceanic or continental crust?

by meemoe_uk
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meemoe_uk
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Sep27-13, 04:30 PM
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hi all.
anyone here know why some of the Earth's crust which by simple inspection appears to be oceanic crust has been labelled as continental crust by NOAA?

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Sep27-13, 09:29 PM
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Because, on closer inspection, that is what it turns out to be.


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