This drawing represents the inside of the Earth.
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The Crust of the Earth
If you cut open the Earth, like a doctor operating on a patient, and looked inside, the picture to the left shows what you might see. The outside of the Earth is called the crust. The crust of the Earth is just like a person's skin.
The inside of the Earth is softer and more bendable, like wet clay.
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