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[moh-hohl] /ˈmoʊˌhoʊl/

a hole bored through the earth’s crust into the region below the Mohorovičić discontinuity, for geological research.
an abandoned research project to drill through the earth’s crust down to the Mohorovičić discontinuity to obtain samples of mantle rocks


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