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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...

Temperature of Earth's Lithosphere | The Classroom | Synonym

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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.

What is the lithosphere's average temperature? | Reference.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 ...

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 ...

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  ...

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 ...

Temperature as a function of depth in lithosphere. : Heat-pipe Earth ...

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Sep 26, 2013 ... Temperature as a function of depth in lithosphere. Three downward advection rates (0.1, 1 and 10 mm yr<sup>−1</sup>) are shown, each for three ...

Temperature control of continental lithosphere elastic thickness, Te ...

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Recently it has been questioned whether the lithosphere thickness and strength are dependent on crustal and upper mantle temperatures and compositions as ...

Temperature and density of the Tyrrhenian lithosphere and slab and ...

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The second phase consisted of a temperature/density modelling of the slab .... Regional heat flow and temperature of the thinned lithosphere and upwelling ...

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Density & Temperature of the Lithosphere | The Classroom | Synonym

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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 ...

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 - 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 ...