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subcrustal

[suhb-kruhs-tl] /sʌbˈkrʌs tl/
adjective, Geology.
1.
situated or occurring below the crust of the earth.
Origin of subcrustal
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; sub- + crustal
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  • It is perhaps from such a subcrustal layer that the lava of volcanoes is supplied.

    The Elements of Geology William Harmon Norton

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