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Mo•ho•ro'vi•čić discontinu'ity



Pronunciation: (mō"hô-rō'vu-chich, -hō-), [key] Geol.
the discontinuity between the crust and the mantle of the earth, occurring at depths that average about 22 mi. (35 km) beneath the continents and about 6 mi. (10 km) beneath the ocean floor. Also,Mo'ho.

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