The Lithosphere- Asthenosphere boundary represents a mechanical difference
between layers in Earth's inner structure. Earth's inner structure can be ...
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
What is the difference between the crust and lithosphere? ... The hypothesis that
the Earth has an asthenosphere can be tested by searching experimentally for a
Crust and Mantle vs. Lithosphere and Asthenosphere. Why do we use two names
to describe the same layer of the Earth? Well, this confusion results from the ...
Oct 29, 2001 ... Re: What is the difference between the Earth Crust and Lithosphere? ...
asthenosphere, which is sort of a stiff mush and behaves like plastic.
The terms lithosphere and asthenosphere stem from Joseph Barell's ... The
rigidity difference between the lithosphere and the asthenosphere exists because
Can you think of a solid that can flow? You use one twice a day! Toothpaste is a
solid that can flow. Is the asthenosphere made of toothpaste? Only if the ...
The lithosphere and asthenosphere form the upper two layers of the earth. ... The
differences between these two layers include locations, physical properties, ...
Note that the crust is a thinner layer inside the lithosphere. ... The difference
between the inner and outer cores is not one of the composition (the
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 ...