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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithosphere-Asthenosphere_boundary

The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere boundary (LAB) represents a mechanical difference between layers in Earth's inner structure. Earth's inner structure can be described both chemically (crust, mantle, core) and mechanically. The Lithosphere-Asthenosphere boundary lies between Earth's cooler, rigid lithosphere and the ...

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

Feb 24, 2012 ... Summary. The lithosphere is the brittle crust and uppermost mantle. The asthenosphere is a solid but it can flow, like toothpaste. The lithosphere rests on the asthenosphere.

ser.sese.asu.edu/GEO110/GEO110_S03/Dis2b.pdf

Why do we use two names to describe the same layer of the Earth? Well, this confusion results from the different ways scientists study the Earth. Lithosphere, asthenosphere, and mesosphere (we usually don't discuss this last layer) represent changes in the mechanical properties of the Earth. Crust and mantle refer to ...

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

May 21, 2008 ... The asthenosphere is ductile and can be pushed and deformed like silly putty in response to the warmth of the Earth. These rocks actually flow, moving in response to the stresses placed upon them by the churning motions of the deep interior of the Earth. The flowing asthenosphere carries the lithosphere ...

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Jan 21, 2013 ... The difference between asthenosphere and lithosphere is how the materials in these layers can flow. Rocks in the lithosphere are "rigid", meaning that they can bend but they cannot flow. Rocks in the asthenosphere are "plastic", meaning that they can flow in response to deformation. Even though it can ...

www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Chap2-What-is-a-Plate/Mechanical-properties-lithosphere-and-asthenosphere

We may think we know what we mean by the Earth's 'tectonic plates', but there is more to a tectonic plate than just 'crust'. A clue to this may be found in the other name for 'tectonic plate', which is 'lithospheric plate'. It is not just the chemistry of rocks that may change with depth - their mechanical properties also change, ...

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www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/lithosphere

May 20, 2015 ... The depth of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary (LAB) is a hot topic among geologists and rheologists. These scientists study the upper mantle's viscosity, temperature, and grain size of its rocks and minerals. What they have found varies widely, from a thin, crust-deep boundary at mid-ocean ridges to ...