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1. andrija mohorovicic, mohorovicic

Yugoslav geophysicist for whom the Mohorovicic discontinuity was named (1857-1936)

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the boundary between the earth's crust and mantle, across which there is a sudden change in the velocity of seismic waves
. Often shortened to: Moho

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an irregular dividing line separating the earth's crust from its underlying mantle, situated c. 35 km (c. 21.7 mi) below the continents and c. 5 to 10 km (c. 3.1 to 6.2 mi) below the ocean floor

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