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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithosphere

A lithosphere is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet or natural satellite that is ... The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere boundary is defined by a difference in response to stress: the lithosphere remains rigid for very long periods of ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asthenosphere

The asthenosphere is the highly viscous, mechanically weak and ductilely deforming region of the upper mantle of the Earth. It lies below the lithosphere, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithosphere-Asthenosphere_boundary

The Lithosphere- Asthenosphere boundary represents a mechanical difference between layers in Earth's inner structure. Earth's inner structure can be ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=3665

The difference between asthenosphere and lithosphere is how the materials in these layers can flow. Rocks in the lithosphere are "rigid", meaning that they can  ...

www.differencebetween.com/difference-between-lithosphere-and-vs-asthenosphere

Feb 1, 2013 ... Lithosphere vs Asthenosphere We hardly pay any attention to the surface of the earth we live upon and perform all our actions. We take the ...

www.windows2universe.org/earth/interior/earths_crust.html

May 21, 2008 ... Crust, the upper layer of the Earth, is not always the same. Crust under the oceans is only about 5 km thick while continental crust can be up to ...

www.reference.com/science/difference-between-lithosphere-asthenosphere-c0a6efef3a629c7b

The lithosphere is the very top layer of the Earth's crust, while the asthenosphere is the semi-fluid layer just beneath it. The asthenosphere is found between 50 ...

www.differencebetween.net/science/differences-between-the-earths-lithosphere-and-asthenosphere

While the Asthenosphere, which lies beneath the lithosphere, is composed of the ... This is due to the different densities and viscosity of the asthenosphere.

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Earth-Science-Concepts-For-High-School/section/4.14

Feb 24, 2012 ... Properties of the lithosphere and asthenosphere. ... How are crust and lithosphere different from each other? The definition of the lithosphere is ...

sciencing.com/different-properties-asthenosphere-lithosphere-8447830.html

The lithosphere and asthenosphere form the upper two layers of the earth. The lithosphere, Greek for "stone," is composed of brittle rock. Below the lithosphere ...