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Together the crust and upper mantle are called the lithosphere and they extend about 80 km deep. The lithosphere is broken into giant plates that fit around the globe like puzzle pieces.

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The adjustments of materials that follow a major earthquake often generate smaller earthquakes called

Most earthquakes are produced by the rapid release of which kind of energy stored in rock subjected to great forces

What does an earthquake's magnitude measure

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Is the crust of the earth part of the lithosphere?

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


Is the lithosphere the crust?

No exactly. The crust is part of the lithosphere. The lithosphere also includes the uppermost part of the mantle.


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 The lithosphere is made up of the crust and a small part of?

if The lithosphere is made up of the crust and a small part of


What is the outer part of the lithosphere?

The outer part of the lithosphere consists of the crust.


The top part of the mantle and the crust above it form the hydrosphere or lithosphere?

The top part of the mantle and the crust above it form into lithosphere.


What is the layer that is part crust and part mantle?

lithosphere


What layer is part crust and part mantle?

Lithosphere


What layer is part mantle and part crust?

Lithosphere


Is the lithosphere part of the crust or mantle?

Both. The lithosphere is composed of the crust, along with the brittle uppermost mantle.


The lithosphere is made up of the crust and the upper part of the mantle. What do these layers of the lithosphere have in common How are they different?

The lithosphere is made up of the crust and the upper part of the mantle. What do these layers of the lithosphere have in common? How are they different?


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.

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