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Definition

Crust: the outer layer of the Earth, between the surface and the mantle, which is up to 40 miles deep.

Hawaiian Translation: Pāpa‘a


Example

geo core

The earth's CRUST makes up the continents and ocean floors.

Source: Apogee Kids Corner- Cross section of the Earth


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