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Asthenosphere

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The asthenosphere is the highly viscous, mechanically weak and ductilely deforming region of ... The thickness of the asthenosphere depends mainly on the temperature. In some regions the asthenosphe...

Earthquake Glossary - asthenosphere

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The asthenosphere is the ductile part of the earth just below the lithosphere, including the upper mantle. The asthenosphere is about 180 km thick.

Structure of the Earth - HyperPhysics

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... of the Earth is but one half the thickness of one leaf of a thousand-page book. ... The lower level of the mantle is called the asthenosphere and it is softer and ...

Crust and Mantle vs. Lithosphere and Asthenosphere

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asthenosphere, and mesosphere (we usually don't discuss this last layer) represent ... usually 5-10 km thick and continental crust is 33 km thick on average .

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

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Make research projects and school reports about asthenosphere easy with ... These plates tend to be about 60 mi (100 km) thick and many thousands of miles  ...

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

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May 21, 2008 ... Crust under the oceans is only about 5 km thick while continental crust can be ... The flowing asthenosphere carries the lithosphere of the Earth, ...

mantle - National Geographic Society

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Aug 11, 2015 ... The mantle is about 2900 kilometers (1802 miles) thick, and makes up a ... regions in Earth's interior: the lithosphere and the asthenosphere.

Basics--Earth's Interior - Wenatchee Valley College

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Sep 11, 2013 ... Earth's crust varies in thickness from less than 5 km (under ... Although the asthenosphere is solid, not liquid, it flows at geological rates, up to ...

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

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The thick shell of the dense, rocky matter that surrounds the core is called the mantle. The mantle consists of iron-magnesium-silicates and it is less dense than  ...

Information about Earth's Layers

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The oceanic crust on the other hand is only about 7 km thick and considerably ... Since the asthenosphere is more liquid than the rest of the mantle, the broken ...

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The Layers of the Earth - Planet Earth

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The Earth's crust thickness is 30 km thick. The temperature ... The temperature of the lithosphere and asthenosphere is 300 to 500 degrees celsius. The mantles ...

10(h) Structure of the Earth - Geography

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The mantle which surrounds the core and has a thickness of 2900 kilometers. ... upper mantle, 100 to 200 kilometers below surface, is called the asthenosphere.

Asthenosphere | Define Asthenosphere at Dictionary.com

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Asthenosphere definition, the region below the lithosphere, variously ... being from fifty to several hundred miles (eighty-five to several hundred kilometers) thick, ...