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land : the surface of the earth and all its natural resources (land, 2015) [1]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
lithosphere : the solid part of a celestial body (as the earth) ; specifically : the outer part of the solid earth composed of rock essentially like that exposed at the surface, consisting of the crust and outermost layer of the mantle, and usually considered to be about 60 miles (100 kilometers) in thickness (lithosphere, 2015) [2]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords
landmass : a large area of land <continental landmass> (landmass, 2015) [3]blank.gifWebster | OneLook | Visuwords

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Largest Volcano on Earth Found Rivals Largest in Solar System


New Mexico-size volcano discovered in the depths of the Pacific Ocean (Meeri Kim, Washington Post)

An immense shield volcano within the Shatsky Rise oceanic plateau, northwest Pacific Ocean (William W. Sager, et.al., Nature Geoscience)

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See also land transportation

Resources


The Solid Earth - Environmental Science


Layers of the Earth (Music Video)


The Dynamic Earth, National Museum of Natural History
(Tour of the geology of the earth's surface and core)

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    Editor Mary E. Hopper
    Contributor Neil R. Carlson


    © Cosma creator mehopper editor mehopper revised 7/16/2016 v.1.5







    1. ^ land. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/land
    2. ^ lithosphere. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lithosphere
    3. ^ landmass. (2015). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary (11th ed.). Retrieved June 21, 2015, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/landmass