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Internal structure of the earth from the geogravity field and other geophysical data.
Mohammad Asadullah Khan
by Hawaii Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii] in [Honolulu
Written in English
Bibliography: p. 48-52.
|Series||Hawaii. University, Honolulu. Institute of Geophysics. HIG ;, 70-14, HIG (Series) ;, 70-14.|
|LC Classifications||QE500 .H35 no. 70-14|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 52 p.|
|Number of Pages||52|
|LC Control Number||71635922|
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The earth is composed of three internal, concentric layers of increasing densities. These layers are the crust, mantle and core. They are made up of different layers of rocks, with their densities increasing towards center of the Earth.
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