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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, at depths between approximately 80 and 200 ...

How is the asthenosphere different from the lithosphere?

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The difference between asthenosphere and lithosphere is how the materials in ... to layers with different mechanical properties (lithosphere vs. asthenosphere), ...

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

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May 21, 2008 ... This drawing shows the Earth's lithosphere (crust and upper mantle) on ... The asthenosphere is ductile and can be pushed and deformed like ...

The Different Properties of the Asthenosphere & the Lithosphere ...

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The Different Properties of the Asthenosphere & the Lithosphere. The lithosphere and asthenosphere form the upper two layers of the earth. The lithosphere ...

Planet Earth: Probing beyond the surface

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These different properties divide the mantle and crust into three strength regions. ... It is rock strength that differentiates the lithosphere from the asthenosphere.

Mechanical properties - 'lithosphere' and 'asthenosphere'

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An online resource from the Geological Society, outlining the chemical and mechanical properties of tectonic plates and how they move.

Earth Structure

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The asthenosphere lies beneath the lithosphere. It is a part of the mantle, approximately 100 km thick, with very little strength. The asthenosphere flows relatively ...

asthenosphere Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The material of which the asthenosphere is composed can be described as plastic-like, with much less rigidity than the lithosphere above it. This property is ...

inner core, outer core, mesosphere, asthenosphere, and lithosphere

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Within the Earth, different layers alter one after another with increasing depth. ... properties: inner core, outer core, mesosphere, asthenosphere, lithosphere.

The Crust and Lithosphere - The Geological Society

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Oceanic and continental crust are formed by entirely different geological ... The weaker mechanical properties of the asthenosphere are attributable to the fact ...

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What is the difference between lithosphere and asthenosphere ...

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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 ...

Lithosphere and Asthenosphere ( Read ) | Earth Science | CK-12 ...

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Aug 15, 2016 ... Properties of the lithosphere and asthenosphere. ... How are crust and lithosphere different from each other? The definition of the lithosphere is ...

Difference Between Lithosphere and Asthenosphere: Lithosphere vs ...

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Feb 1, 2013 ... Lithosphere vs Asthenosphere We hardly pay any attention to the surface of the ... We take the physical properties of the earth's crust for granted and ... the differences between these two different layers that make up the part of ...