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Use Figure 8.14 to find the density of the mantle at a depth of 2000 km. Also find the density of the core at a depth of 5000 km. How do these densities compare with the densities of typical surface rocks?

Using Figure 8.20, find the type of plate boundary that lies between the Indian Australian and Antarctic plates. What kind of plate boundary lies between the Eurasian plate and the Arabian plates? Between the Indian Australian plate and the Eurasian plate?

Use Figure 8.23 to find the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere at the altitude where pressure is 0.001 atmosphere. Find the pressure where the temperature is 250 K. (There are multiple correct answers to this part of the question.)

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