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Published July 1962 | public
Journal Article

The Plastic Layer of the Earth's Mantle


Earthquake waves indicate that at a depth between 37 and 155 miles the stuff of the earth is less rigid than that above and below it. Such a layer would have an important bearing on tectonic processes.

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© 1962 Scientific American.

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