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How will the base of the crustal root respond to changes in crustal density?

A. The base of the crustal root will move down as density of the crust increases

B. The base of the crustal root will move up as density of the crust increases

C. The base of the crustal root will not move as density of the crust increases



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Question Identifier: GCI_2011_015
Designed for: Geoscience Majors
Primary Author(s): J. Libarkin and E.M. Geraghty Ward
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Notes: Based on question and image developed for non-majors by M. Malone



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