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Lithosphere - Wikipedia

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A lithosphere is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet or natural satellite that is ... The thickness of the lithosphere is considered to be the depth to the isotherm associated wi...

Lithosphere - Earth, Crust, Upper, and Rigid - JRank Articles

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The lithosphere extends from the surface of Earth to a depth of about 44-62 mi ( 70-100 km). This relatively cool and rigid section of Earth is believed to "float" on  ...

How thick is the lithosphere? | Reference.com

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The lithosphere, or the solid, outer part of Earth, is about 44 to 62 miles thick. It is 3958 miles to the center of the Earth. Flowing rocks and molten minerals are a ...

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

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The lithosphere extends from the surface of Earth to a depth of about 44–62 mi ( 70–100 km). This relatively cool and rigid section of Earth is believed to "float" on  ...

lithosphere - National Geographic Society

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May 20, 2015 ... The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth, including the brittle upper ... At these zones, the lithosphere is only as thick as the crust.

Thickness of the central and eastern European lithosphere as seen ...

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Our results provide new, independent information about the lithospheric thickness beneath the Precambrian platform of Eastern Europe and the Phanerozoic ...

How Thick is the Lithosphere ? - Nature

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A rapid decrease in shear velocity in the suboceanic mantle is used to infer the thickness of the lithosphere. It is proposed that new and highly precise group ...

What is the average thickness of the lithosphere? | Socratic

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Feb 25, 2016 ... Lithosphere thickness is determined from brittle and viscosity characteristics. Propagation of primary and secondary seismic waves help ...

The Layers of the Earth - Planet Earth

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The lithosphere is not only part of the mantle it is the crust and the upper part of the mantle together. The depth of the lithosphere is 50-100 km thick.

Plate Tectonics

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The lithosphere is composed of the crust, and some of the upper mantle. ... km thick, and includes continental crust which varies from 5 to 70 km in thickness.