What Is the Asthenosphere Made up of?


The asthenosphere is a part of the Earth's mantle, lying just below the crust and the lithosphere. The asthenosphere is made up of rock, and it contains more iron and magnesium than the crust above it. You can find more information here: http://www.geologicalglossary.com/asthenosphere.html
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The asthenosphere is the highly viscous but mechanically weak and ductile deforming upper mantle of the earth. It lies just below the lithosphere, and it is made ...
The lithosphere is the outermost shell of the earth, made up of the upper crust and the upper mantle. The asthenosphere is underneath the lithosphere. It is the ...
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