In comparison to oceanic crust, the continental crust is__:
[B]Lighter in color
[C]Lower in density
[D]All of above
All of above
Lithosphere is composed of continental and oceanic crust. Continental crust consists mostly of granite and oceanic crust consists mostly of basalt. Continental crust is lower in density, lighter in color, and thicker than oceanic crust. Both types float isostatically on the denser mantle below.