basalt continental crust density less dense older

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Unformatted text preview: : Thinner than the other layers There are 2 different types of crust Pressure and temperature are even lower In terms of density It is the least dense There are the oceanic and the continental crust Oceanic Crust Density: More dense than continental Age: Less old Comp.: Basalt Continental Crust Density: Less dense Older Granite Can find basalt in regions on land that used to be oceans. Structure of the Oceans 71% of the planet is water- covered The salt water is in several ocean basins: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic All are connected in the south Has it always been this way? Francis Bacon: Formalized the scientific metho...
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