What is isostasy?

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Isotasy, in Geology, is the equilibrium of the Earth's crust. It is a condition where the forces that commonly elevate landmasses balance out those other forces that commonly depress landmasses. You can find more information here: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/isostasy
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i·sos·ta·sy
[ahy-sos-tuh-see]
NOUN
1.
Geology the equilibrium of the earth's crust, a condition in which the forces tending to elevate balance those tending to depress.
2.
the state in which pressures from every side are equal.
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