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World in your hands

The Cross-section Earth Model is a soft blue and green foam sphere about 13cm in diameter. On the surface, the oceans, continents and mountains are marked in relief. You can feel the Andes under your thumb. When you pull the model apart, the crust, mantle, outer core and inner core are shown in four colours, with temperatures and depths clearly marked. The model is pound;8.95 + VAT (order no. LER2437) from Learning Resources, 5 Merchants Close, Oldmedow Road, King's Lynn PE30 4JX.

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