World Geography Questions (MCQs) for UPSC, State PCS & SSC Examinations

Q.  Which geologist named the crust, mantle and the core as sial, sima and nife?

a. Alexander Humboldt
b. F. Hoyle
c. Eduard Suess
d. James Jeans


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Eduard Suess, an Austrian geologist first named the crust, mantle and the core as sial, sima and nife in the 19th century.
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