Andrija Mohorovicic


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Yugoslav geophysicist for whom the Mohorovicic discontinuity was named (1857-1936)

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Discovered in 1909 by yugoslavian seismologist Andrija Mohorovicic, the continental Moho resides at depths of 35 kilometers, where the speeds of seismic waves traveling through the earth abruptly change.