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A zone that separates the Earth's crust from the underlying mantle. The Moho typically occurs approximately 35 km (~19 mi) below the continents and 5 to 10 km (3-5 mi) below the floor of the ocean.
- Peters, Kenneth E., David J. Curry, and Marek Kacewicz, 2012, An overview of basin and petroleum system modeling: Definitions and concepts, in Peters, Kenneth E., David J. Curry, and Marek Kacewicz, eds., Basin modeling: New horizons in research and applications: AAPG Hedberg Series no. 4, p. 1-16.