edit]. Earth's lithosphere includes the crust and the uppermost mantle, which
constitute the hard and rigid outer layer of ...
The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth. The lithosphere includes the
brittle upper portion of the mantle and the crust, the outermost layers of Earth's ...
The word lithosphere is derived from the word sphere, combined with the Greek
word lithos, meaning rock . The lithosphere is the solid outer section of Earth, ...
The lithosphere is the solid outer section of Earth which includes Earth's crust (
the "skin" of rock on the outer layer of planet Earth), as well as the underlying cool
Sep 14, 2010 ... It is the rigid outermost shell of a rocky planet. Here on Earth the lithosphere
contains the crust and upper mantle. The Earth has two types of ...
Dec 8, 2014 ... Lithosphere, Rigid, rocky outer layer of the Earth, consisting of the crust and the
solid outermost layer of the upper mantle. It extends to a depth ...
The name 'lithosphere' comes from the Greek words lithos, meaning 'rocky,' and
... The lithosphere is made up of rocks from two of the earth's major layers.
Lithosphere of Planet Earth from space, NASA. Two types of crustal plates. This
layer of the Earth contains two very different types of crust. The continental crust ...
the solid portion of the earth (distinguished from atmosphere, hydrosphere ). 2.
the crust and upper mantle of the earth. Expand. Also called geosphere ...
Figure 10h-1: Layers beneath the Earth's surface. ... The lithosphere is a layer
that includes the crust and the upper most portion of the mantle (Figure 10h-2).