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Visualizations of the Earth's Upper Mantle

The following are images and videos generated from the Scripps Earth model. These images are colored by Shear Velocity using standard VIBGYOR color scheme. Depths are center of the layer depths. The images and videos were generated from the Mantle data using Maya.



60 Km 140 Km
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250 Km 350 Km
sb0250 sb0350
465 Km 600 Km
sb0465 sb0600
735 Km 885 Km
sb0735 sb0885
1035 Km 1210 Km
sb1035 sb1210
1410 Km 1610 Km
sb1410 sb1610
1810 Km 2010 Km
sb1810 sb2010
2210 Km 2410 Km
sb2210 sb2410
2610 Km 2800 Km
sb2610 sb2800

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The following is a simple diagram of the different layers of the earth. The prior images above sample across the entire mantle starting at the Moho discontinuity to the Gutenburg discontinuity.


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