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Asthenosphere

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

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The asthenosphere is the layer of Earth that lies at a depth 60–150 mi (100–250 .... The asthenosphere is generally located between 45–155 miles (72–250 km) ...

Earth's Crust, Lithosphere and Asthenosphere - Windows to the ...

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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 ...

What is the asthenosphere? | Reference.com

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Quick Answer. The asthenosphere is a layer of the Earth's interior that includes part of the lower crust and part of the mantle. The upper boundary of the ...

10 Facts about Asthenosphere | Fact File

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Apr 11, 2015 ... Facts about Asthenosphere talk about the region located at the upper mantle of earth. The depth of Asthenosphere is between ˜ 50 and ˜ 124 ...

The Layers of the Earth - Planet Earth

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Asthenosphere). The temperature of the lithosphere and asthenosphere is 300 to 500 degrees celsius. The mantles temperature 4500 degrees celsius and ...

asthenosphere - Infoplease

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The asthenosphere is generally located between 45–155 miles (72–250 km) beneath the earth's surface, though under the oceans it is usually much nearer the ...

asthenosphere | geology | Britannica.com

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Apr 1, 2015 ... Zone of Earth's mantle lying beneath the lithosphere and believed to be much hotter and more fluid than the lithosphere. The asthenosphere ...

The Earth's Layers Lesson #1

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The plates "float" on the soft, plastic mantle which is located below the crust. ... rigid lithosphere is a zone of asphalt-like consistancy called the Asthenosphere .

Information about Earth's Layers

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Directly below the upper section is the asthenosphere. Heat and pressure cause a small amount of melting to occur in the asthenosphere. While still solid, the ...

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Asthenosphere - Kids Fun Science

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The asthenosphere is the layer of the Earth that lies below the lithosphere. ... Earths Crust Do you know where the youngest crust on our planet is located and  ...

Asthenosphere: Definition, Temperature & Density - Video & Lesson ...

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What Is the Asthenosphere? The asthenosphere is part of the upper mantle located below the crust of the earth. The asthenosphere boundary is primarily ...

How thick is the asthenosphere? | Reference.com

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The asthenosphere is located just below the lithosphere, which is made up of the Earth's crust and the upper part of the mantle. The asthenosphere makes up ...