Atlas Mountains Profile (image) University of Southern California Caption This is a profile depicting the height and depth of the Atlas Mountains. The blue bars indicate the boundary between the crust and the superhot rock below, about 15 km shallower than predicted by previous models. Credit Figure 2 from the Geology paper, courtesy of Meghan Miller and Thorsten Becker Usage Restrictions For news stories only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.