Dictionary:Radius of regionality

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{{#category_index:R|radius of regionality}} A specification of the size of the region over which isostatic compensation is distributed based on the concept that some isostatic balance is accommodated laterally by flexure of the surrounding region rather than only vertically, as proposed by Vening Meinesz. It is related to the flexural rigidity of the crust (often of the order of 200 km). See also isostasy.