- as·then·o·sphere ( s-th n -sfîr ). n. A zone of the earth's mantle that lies beneath the lithosphere and consists of several hundred kilometers of deformable rock.
- Crust and Mantle vs. Lithosphere and Asthenosphere
- asthenosphere, and mesosphere (we usually don't discuss this last layer) represent changes in the mechanical properties of the Earth.
- d6 Lithosphere, asthenosphere, mesosphere < plastic zone >
- The terms lithosphere and asthenosphere stem from Joseph Barell's 1914-15 This zone of weakness is called the asthenosphere (Gk. asthenes, weak).
- LITHQSPHERE, ASTHENOSPHERE, AND PERISPHERE
- LITHQSPHERE, ASTHENOSPHERE, AND PERISPHERE. Don L. Anderson.
- What makes the lithosphere strong and the asthenosphere weak?
- What is the depth of the lithosphere-asthenosphere boundary beneath continents ? How sharp is the lithosphere-asthenosphere velocity gradient?
- Earthquake: So, Whose Fault Is It?
- Beneath the lithosphere is the asthenosphere, a relatively low-viscosity layer on which the lithosphere rides.
- Asthenosphere: World of Earth Science
- The asthenosphere is the layer of Earth that lies at a depth 60–150 mi (100–250 km) beneath Earth's surface. It was first named in 1914 by the British geologist J.
- Earthquake Glossary - asthenosphere
- Nov 3, 2009 The asthenosphere is the ductile part of the earth just below the lithosphere, including the lower The asthenosphere is about 180 km thick.
- Earth's Crust, Lithosphere and Asthenosphere
- May 21, 2008 These puzzle pieces move a little bit each year as they slide on top of a somewhat fluid part of the mantle called the asthenosphere.
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