Engineering Geology MCQs – The Crust
1 - Question
What is the thickness of the crust under the mountainous areas and in particular the Himalayas?
a) 50-55 km
b) 60-65 km
c) 70-75 km
d) 30-35 km
Explanation: It is believed that the thickness of the crust under the Himalayas is 70 to 75 km and under the Hindukush it is said to be 60 km thick.