oceanic crust meaning

  "oceanic crust" in a sentence
  That part of the Earth's crust that is normally characteristic of oceans, consisting of approx 5km water, 1km sediments and 5km basaltic rocks


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  1. owing to the difficulty of sampling beneath the deep oceans, the composition of the oceanic crust is not known with complete certainty.
  2. shrimp dating of carboniferous jinshajiang ophiolite in western yunnan and sichuan : geochronological constraints on the evolution of the paleo-tethys oceanic crust
  3. Oceanic crust is hydrothermally altered causing addition of quartz and sodium.
  4. Beneath the wedge are several seismic layers within the oceanic crust.
  5. A large continental block existed with oceanic crust subducting underneath it.

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