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as·then·o·sphere
[as-then-uh-sfeer]
NOUN [GEOLOGY.]
1.
the region below the lithosphere, variously estimated as being from fifty to several hundred miles (eighty-five to several hundred kilometers) thick, in which the rock is less rigid than that above and below but rigid enough to transmit transverse seismic waves.
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Asthenosphere - Wikipedia

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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, ...

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 ...

Asthenosphere - Kids Fun Science

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The asthenosphere is the layer of the Earth that lies below the lithosphere. It is a layer of solid rock that has so much pressure and heat the rocks are can flow ...

Asthenosphere | Define Asthenosphere at Dictionary.com

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

Earthquake Glossary - asthenosphere

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

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Get information, facts, and pictures about asthenosphere at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about asthenosphere easy with ...

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

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These puzzle pieces move a little bit each year as they slide on top of a somewhat fluid part of the mantle called the asthenosphere. All this moving rock can ...

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 same material as the upper lithosphere, but the material in the asthenosphere is in a ...