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

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 ...

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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 ...

What is the asthenosphere made up of? | Reference.com

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The asthenosphere is made up of mafic and ultramafic rocks. It has the ... What is the thickness of the asthenosphere? ... Where is the ozone layer located? Q: ...

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

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The Inner Structure of the Earth. We have information about the inner structure of the Earth from seismic waves. When an earthquake occurs, by the ...

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 ...

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 ...

plate tectonics & heat flow - NASA Classroom of the Future

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This zone, where rock is soft enough to flow, is called the asthenosphere. (This means of heat transport--the cyclical movement of hot and cold material--is called  ...

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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  ...

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 ...

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 ...