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Layers of the Earth

the layer of rock that forms Earth's outermost surface crust
a layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core of the earth outer core
a light colored igneous rock found in continental crust granite
a soft layer of the mantle on which the lithospheric plates float asthenosphere
vibrations that travel through the earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake seismic waves
a dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the earth inner core
the force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted pressure
a dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture basalt
a rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and the crust lithosphere
the layer of hot, solid material between the earth's crust and core mantle
Created by: bschappell