Calculating the thickness of the orogen

Max W

Holocene
Mar 25, 2022
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I have been asked the following question and I don't have the first idea of how to answer it. Any suggestions would be appreciated?

The average elevation of the Andes is 4.1 km, calculate the average crustal thickness of the orogen. Estimate values for any other parameters you need for the
calculation and provide a list of them in the beginning of your calculation. Show your work, including calculations, sketches, etc..
 

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