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Homopause

(level of atmosphere up to which components are mixed)

Homopause is a term for the level of an Atmosphere below which the components are mixed, and above which they separate.

The atmosphere below the homopause is called the Homosphere and that above is called the Heterosphere. The Earth's homopause is 80-100 km above sea level.


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