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  Earth's Crust Exposed in Oman

Earth's Crust Exposed in Oman
Image credit: NASA Earth Observatory image created by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using Advanced Land Imager data from the NASA EO-

Uploader comment: Acquired March 6, 2012 The mountains of northeastern Oman are rugged, dry, and as much as 2,500 meters (8,200 feet) above sea level. Yet millions of years ago, parts of these mountains were at the bottom of the sea.


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