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with this in mind, draw a cross section over a mid ocean ridge spreading center

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2) Newer ocean crust is usually higher topographically because it is more buoyant, While older ocean crust is usually lower topographically because it is denser. Why do you think older ocean
crust is denser?

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The older oceanic crust is denser because after the lava cools down coming out of the mid oceanic ridge oceanic crust is... View the full answer

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