Is it oceanic or continental crust?

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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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Simon Bridge
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Because, on closer inspection, that is what it turns out to be.
 

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