How do I calculate isostacy for a continent or landmass? A continent behaves like an icecube in water: it erodes. How do I calculate the rate? 

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Your analogy is not truly accurate.  An ice cube will erode until it has completely disappeared.  A continental landmass erodes but it is also being regenerated as well.  As long as these systems are in relative equilibrium, the landmass will not ultimately disappear.  Isostacy is the...

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