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Hello sir

We are on the earth,s crust wright it is correct?

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Hi Aishwarya Meti,

Yes, we all live on the crust of the Earth.  The "outer coating" of the Earth is called the "crust".  Even the Oceans are on the crust.  Below the crust are layers of molten rock called Magma.  

The crust is made up of tectonic plates.  These plates ride on this magma.  Where the tectonic plates come together there are major fault lines and some times volcanos.  The "ring of fire" around the Pacific Ocean define where some of these plate boundaries occur.

India is on its own plate which is being pushed into the Asian plate thus giving rise to the Mountains to the North and the Tibetan Plateau.

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