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Seismic Tomography

Anderson, Don L. and Dziewonski, Adam M. (1984) Seismic Tomography. Scientific American, 251 (4). pp. 60-68. ISSN 0036-8733.

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The outer layer of the earth, the lithosphere, consists of a dozen rigid, crust-bearing plates that ride on the underlying mantle, rearranging continents, forming mountains, creating and destroying oceans. What drives this constant remodeling? Ultimately the motive force is the convective circulation of the mantle.

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Official Citation:Seismic Tomography Don L. Anderson and Adam M. Dziewonski. October 1, 1984.
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