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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 mechanical properties. On Earth, it is composed of the crust and the portion of the upper mantle that ... The Lithosphere -Asthenosphere boundary is defined by a difference in response to stress: the lithosphere ...

www.ck12.org/earth-science/Lithosphere-and-Asthenosphere/lesson/Lithosphere-and-Asthenosphere-HS-ES

Feb 24, 2012 ... Properties of the lithosphere and asthenosphere. ... is based on how Earth materials behave, so it includes the crust and the uppermost mantle, ...

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

May 21, 2008 ... The flowing asthenosphere carries the lithosphere of the Earth, including ... Learn about Earth and space science, and have fun while doing it!

phys.org/news/2012-03-earth-lithosphere-asthenosphere-boundary-beneath-pacific.html

Mar 22, 2012 ... New understanding of Earth's lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath the Pacific Ocean ... His work is published March 23 in Science.

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/lithosphere

May 20, 2015 ... The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth, including the brittle ... The depth of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) is a hot ...

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

The asthenosphere is the layer of the Earth that lies below the lithosphere. It is a layer of solid rock that has so much pressure and heat the rocks are can flow ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/mantle

Aug 11, 2015 ... The most well-known feature associated with Earth's lithosphere is ... The asthenosphere is much more ductile than either the lithosphere or ...

www.britannica.com/science/lithosphere

lithosphere: Rigid, rocky outer layer of the Earth, consisting of the crust and the solid ... of Earth 's outer shell, the lithosphere, that revolutionized Earth sciences by ... The portions of lithospheric plates descending into the asthenosphere at ...

scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=3665

Jan 21, 2013 ... The difference between asthenosphere and lithosphere is how the materials in ... Deep in the Earth, hot rocks (above about 1300°C) can flow, ...