Structure of the Earth

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LITHOSPHERE - Oceanic Crust

  • Depth (km) - 6-8
  • Density (g/cm3) - 3.3
  • Physical State - solid
  • Composition - basalt
  • Temperature - 900

LITHOSPHERE - Continental Crust

  • Depth (km) - 30-50
  • Density (g/cm3) - 2.7
  • Physical State - solid
  • Composition - granite
  • Temperature - 900

MANTLE - Upper mantle/asthenosphere

  • Depth (km) - 75 - 250
  • Density (g/cm3…

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