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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithosphere

A lithosphere is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet or natural satellite that is defined by its rigid ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/lithosphere

May 20, 2015 ... The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth, including the brittle upper portion of the mantle and the crust.

science.jrank.org/pages/3961/Lithosphere.html

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 , ...

www.encyclopedia.com/earth-and-environment/geology-and-oceanography/geology-and-oceanography/lithosphere

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, ...

www.windows2universe.org/earth/interior/earths_crust.html

May 21, 2008 ... This drawing shows the Earth's lithosphere (crust and upper mantle) on ... The tectonic plates are made up of Earth's crust and the upper part of ...

www.kids-fun-science.com/lithosphere.html

The lithosphere is the solid and rigid outer layer of our planet. It includes the crust and part ... Lithosphere of Planet Earth from space, NASA. Two types of crustal ...

www.universetoday.com/73597/what-is-lithosphere

... shell of a rocky planet. Here on Earth the lithosphere contains th. ... The Earth has two types of lithosphere: oceanic and continental. The lithosphere is broken ...

www.britannica.com/science/lithosphere

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 of about 60 mi ...

www.thoughtco.com/the-four-spheres-of-the-earth-1435323

Apr 10, 2017 ... The area near the surface of the earth can be divided up into four inter-connected "geo-spheres": the lithosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and ...

www.softschools.com/facts/geology/lithosphere_facts/2542

The lithosphere is the earth's upper crust and mantle, the uppermost solid earth layer. The lithosphere is made up of tectonic plates, which are basically the ...