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How Thick is the Lithosphere?

Kanamori, H. and Press, Frank (1970) How Thick is the Lithosphere? Nature, 226 (5243). pp. 330-331. ISSN 0028-0836. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150209-161037428

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Abstract

A rapid decrease in shear velocity in the suboceanic mantle is used to infer the thickness of the lithosphere. It is proposed that new and highly precise group velocity data constrain the solutions and imply a thickness near 70 km.


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Additional Information:© 1970 Nature Publishing Group. Received February 20, 1970. This study was supported by the Advanced Research Projects Agency and monitored by the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research.
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