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What is a mantle and what does it do?

The mantle is the the layer of superheated, semi-solid rock betweenthe crust and the core. It makes up the majority of Earth's volume.It is able to flow over long periods of t (MORE)
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What is a deep mantle?

Earth's mantle is a rocky shell about 2,890 km (1,800 mi) thick that constitutes about 84 percent of Earth's volume. Two main zones are distinguished in the upper mantle: the (MORE)
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What is the mantle composed of?

It is composed of very hot rock that is "plastic" (slowly moving  and deforming). It is not as liquid as the outer core, or the magma  that separates the crust from the mant (MORE)

How deep is it to the mantle?

Earth's mantle is a rocky shell about 2,890 km (1,800 mi) thick that constitutes about 84 percent of Earth's volume. Two main zones are distinguished in the upper mantle: the (MORE)
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What is mantle?

The mantle is the layer of Earth between the core and crust. It is made up of ductile rock which exhibits plasticity, bends without fracture, and is extremely highly viscous.T (MORE)