News tagged with crust

Meeting face-to-face with El Capitan

Granitic rocks make up much of Earth's continental crust and many of the planet's most iconic landscapes. However, granite's formation is poorly understood because it happens tens of kilometers below the surface. In this ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Uplifted island

The island Isla Santa María in the south of central Chile is the document of a complete seismic cycle.

dateJun 22, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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