In comparison to oceanic crust, the continental crust:

  1. is less dense
  2. contains higher silica and aluminium
  3. is more light coloured

Select the correct option from codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Continental crust contains more silica and aluminium whereas oceanic crust contains more silica and magnesium. Continental crust is light coloured in comparison to oceanic crust.

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