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Lithosphere

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A lithosphere is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet or natural satellite that is ... The temperature at which olivine begins to deform viscously (~ 1000 °C) is often used to...

Earth's 4 Layers - Planet Earth

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The lithosphere is a dense rock made out of iron and nickel, the asthenosphere is a plastic like fluid. The temperature of the lithosphere is around 300 to 500 ...

Temperature of Earth's Lithosphere | Science - Opposing Views

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Plate tectonic theory teaches that the Earth is divided into layers called crust, mantle and core, with continents and ocean basins made of different kinds of crust.

Density & Temperature of the Lithosphere | Science - Opposing Views

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Translated from its Latin roots, the word "lithosphere" means "sphere of rock." Earth's lithosphere encompasses rock that forms the surface layer of the crust and ...

10(h) Structure of the Earth - Physical Geography

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Because of increasing temperature and pressure, deeper portions of the lithosphere are capable of plastic flow over geologic time. The lithosphere is also the ...

What is the lithosphere's average temperature? - Ask.com

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The temperature where the lithosphere transitions into the asthenosphere would be about 600ºC to 1200ºC. That is where peridotites, or mantle rocks, start to ...

looking inside the earth - NASA Classroom of the Future

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Sep 29, 2010 ... The lithosphere includes Earth's crust and parts of the upper mantle (see ... Estimates of the temperatures in the deep interior of Earth range ...

Thermal structure of oceanic and continental lithosphere

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Apr 8, 2005 ... In contrast, in oceanic lithosphere earthquakes commonly occur ... thermal conductivity lowers the temperature within the oceanic lithosphere.

Composition, temperature, and thickness of the lithosphere of the ...

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It is supposed that the temperature inversion can be removed by gradual fertilization of the mantle with depth. In this case, the craton lithosphere should be  ...

1 COOLING OF THE OCEANIC LITHOSPHERE AND OCEAN ...

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lithosphere is, the most important component of the convecting system because it represents the greatest temperature gradient in the earth and it also has a ...

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The Layers of the Earth - Planet Earth

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The temperature of the crust is 2oo degrees Celsius (392 Fahrenheit) to 400 degrees ... The temperature of the lithosphere and asthenosphere is 300 to 500 ...

lithosphere Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Below the lithosphere, the temperature is believed to reach 1,832°F (1,000°C), which is warm enough to allow rock material to flow if pressurized. Seismic ...

lithosphere - National Geographic Society

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May 20, 2015 ... The lithosphere is far less ductile than the asthenosphere. The elasticity and ductility of the lithosphere depends on temperature, stress, and the ...