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All of the crust is contained within a larger layer called the lithosphere.

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Q: What is the relationship between the crust and the lithosphere?
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How far is it to the lithosphere from the crust?

The crust is part of the lithosphere. The lithosphere is made up of the crust and the upper mantle. Therefore, there is no spatial distance between the lithosphere and the crust.


What is the boundary between the crust and the lithosphere?

The crust is part of the lithosphere, so there is no boundary between them. There is a boundary between the crust and the other part of the lithosphere which is the uppermost mantle. It is called the Mohorovicic Discontinuity or the 'Moho' for short.


What is the lithosphere moved by?

The lithosphere, (The "gooey" part of the mantel that is between the crust) Is moved by convection currents.


Is magma molten rock formed in the asthenophere?

No, it is not. It is found in the lithosphere. The lithosphere is between the mantle and the crust.


What is the name of the outerlayer of the lithosphere?

The crust is the outer layer of the lithosphere.


Which is thicker earths crust or lithosphere?

the lithosphere and the crust of the earth are the same lithosphere is another word for crust so the thickest is both of them.


How is earth lithosphere related to the crust?

how is the earths crust related to the lithosphere


What is between the mantle and the lithosphere of the earth?

Actually, the uppermost mantle is part of the lithosphere. The lithosphere consists of the crust and attached uppermost rigid mantle.


Is the crust of the earth part of the lithosphere?

Yes, the crust of the Earth is part of the lithosphere


What comprises the Earth's lithosphere?

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Is the crust also the lithosphere?

Not exactly. The lithosphere is the crust and the top of the mantle (down to the asthenosphere).


The crust and uppermost mantle make up the rigid outer layer of earth called the?

The uppermost mantle and the crust makes the lithosphere.