earth crust


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earth crust

[′ərth ‚krəst]
(geology)
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In the eastern part of the territory, the rising of earth crust takes place, however in the western part the territory, it is moving downwards.
The Basin and Range region is characterized by relatively thin earth crust, high heat flow and deep penetrating extensional faults.
Guilin was originally a vast expanse of sea until about 190 million years ago, when, owing to the movement of the earth crust, the whole area rose and became land.