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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...

How thick is the asthenosphere? | Reference.com

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The asthenosphere has no exact size, but the United States Geological Survey estimates it is approximately 111.85 miles (180 kilometers) thick. It is highly ...

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 ...

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 ...

10(h) Structure of the Earth - Physical 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.

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 ...

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.

Earth Structure

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The crust: low density silicate rock, 5-70 km thick. ... The upper and lower boundaries of the asthenosphere are diffuse as they involve gradual changes in the ...

Asthenosphere | Define Asthenosphere at Dictionary.com

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Asthenosphere definition, the region below the lithosphere, variously ... several hundred miles (eighty-five to several hundred kilometers) thick, in which the rock  ...

Basics--Earth's Interior - Commons - Wenatchee Valley College

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Sep 11, 2013 ... Earth's crust varies in thickness from less than 5 km (under mid-ocean ... Why, then, is the asthenosphere soft and the lithosphere rigid?

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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 ...

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  ...