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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 thickness of the lithosphere is considered to be the depth to the isotherm associated wi...

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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 Thickness Variations - SOEST

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The Conrad and Lithgow-Bertelloni [2006] model for lithosphere thickness characterizes lateral variations in lithosphere thickness across the surface of the earth ...

Basic Geology/Lithosphere - Wikibooks, open books for an open world

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Oceanic lithosphere is typically about 50-100 km thick (but beneath the mid- ocean ridges is no thicker than the crust). Continental lithosphere is thicker ( about ...

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.

Earthquake Glossary - lithosphere

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The lithosphere is the outer solid part of the earth, including the crust and uppermost mantle. The lithosphere is about 100 km thick, although its thickness is age ...

The Earth's Litosphere - Artinaid

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The lithosphere is a layer extremely thin compared to the rest of the planet that has a depth of 6,371 km., Representing 1.56% of the radius of the Earth.

The Lithosphere: Definition & Composition - Video & Lesson ...

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The thickness of the lithosphere varies; it's thickest below the continents and thinnest at the mid-ocean ridges, raised areas of the seafloor where new seafloor  ...

Thermal structure, thickness and composition of continental ...

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If the lithospheric mantle heat production is higher than our preferred values, the ... Thermal structure;; Thickness of lithosphere;; Composition of lithosphere; ...

The thickness and heat production of Archean lithosphere ...

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M. Bertka, and Bjorn O. Mysen. The thickness and heat production of Archean lithosphere: constraints from xenolith thermobarometry and surface heat flow.

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Lithosphere - Earth, Crust, Rigid, and Upper - 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  ...

lithosphere - National Geographic Society

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May 20, 2015 ... The depth of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) is a hot topic among geologists and rheologists. These scientists study the upper ...

10(h) Structure of the Earth - Physical Geography

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The mantle which surrounds the core and has a thickness of 2900 kilometers. ... The lithosphere is a layer that includes the crust and the upper most portion of ...