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crust  search
NTcontinental crust
 lower crust
 middle crust
 oceanic crust
 upper crust
RTdiscontinuities
 earthquakes
 geosynclines
 geophysics
 encrustations
 Earth
 asthenosphere
 delamination
 basaltic layer
 basement
 geothermal gradient
 Conrad discontinuity
 cratons
 epeirogeny
 core
 crustal shortening
 crustal thickening
 crustal thinning
 granitic lay
SNUsed for the large-scale Earth's crust, and the crust of the planets and their satellites. As of 1981, for the crust of the Moon, use lunar crust. Also search crusts. For thin surface crusts, see weathering crust, encrustations, rock varnish.
crust, weathering  search
USEweathering crust
Crustacea  search
BTInvertebrata
 .Arthropoda
 ..Mandibulata
 ...Crustacea
NTBranchiopoda
 Cirripedia
 Copepoda
 Malacostraca
 Ostracoda
RTTrilobita
crustal shortening  search
UFshortening, crustal
RTtectonics
 plate tectonics
 crust
 thrust faults
 transpression
 crustal thickening
 gravity sliding
SNBefore 1978, also search shortening AND crustal.
crustal structure  search
SNNot a valid term for GeoRef. Use crust.
crustal studies  search
SNNot a valid term for GeoRef. Use crust.
crustal thickening  search
RTtectonics
 plate tectonics
 crust
 delamination
 lithosphere
 lower crust
 thick-skinned tectonics
 neotectonics
 crustal shortening
 crustal thinning
 thickness
 undation
 upper crust
SNAdded to Thesaurus in 1995.
crustal thinning  search
RTtectonics
 plate tectonics
 crust
 tectonophysics
 crustal thickening
 thickness
 thin-skinned tectonics
SNAdded to Thesaurus in 1993.