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Table 3 Elastic thickness (km) calculated using strain-rate of 10-17 s-1

From: Strength models of the terrestrial planets and implications for their lithospheric structure and evolution

Model Thermal gradient (K/km)
5 7.5 10 12.5 15 17.5 20
Mercury
 dry 52.6 36.0 27.5 21.8 17.5 15.0 13.3
 wet 33.4 12.6 10.1 8.4 7.2 6.3 5.7
Venus
 dry 29.2 19.9 15.3 12.3 8.4 7.8 7.2
Earth
 dry 88.8 59.9 45.5 36.7 30.8 26.6 23.4
 wet 59.4 41.0 32.6 25.8 22.0 19.0 16.8
 clay 47.3 31.7 24.1 19.4 16.2 14.0 12.3
Mars
 dry 74.9 51.4 39.2 31.4 24.9 21.5 19.0
 wet 52.1 36.0 19.0 15.7 13.4 11.7 10.4
 clay 38.0 25.5 13.2 10.9 9.2 8.0 7.1