Restless Earth

Structure of the Earth

Crust

Mantle

Inner Core

Outer Core

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  • Created on: 23-01-14 14:39

Structure of the Earth

- The crust is made up of oceanic and continental crust

- Continental Crust is made of granitic rock, is less dense but thinker (100km) than oceanic crust

- Oceanic Crust is made of basaltic rock, is more dense but thinner (10km) than continental crust

- It is solid

- This layer and the upper layer of the mantle is called the lithosphere

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