asthenosphere definition

  • noun:
    • A zone of the earth's mantle that lies underneath the lithosphere and comprises of a number of hundred kilometers of deformable stone.
    • The area for the Earth's top mantle, underneath the lithosphere.
    • the lower level of the earth's crust, below the lithosphere. Its projected since from fifty to several hundred miles dense. It is less rigid as compared to lithosphere, yet still rigid enough to send some transverse seismic waves.
    • the low layer associated with crust
    • A zone for the earth's mantle that lies under the lithosphere and is made from several hundred kilometers of deformable stone.
    • The zone for the Earth's upper mantle, below the lithosphere.
    • the lower layer of the earth's crust, below the lithosphere. It is estimated as from fifty to several hundred miles thick. It is less rigid than the lithosphere, but still rigid enough to transmit some transverse seismic waves.
    • the reduced layer of the crust

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