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Science - Chapter 6 Section 3 Vocabulary

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Earth's water, whether found on continents or in oceans including the fresh water in ice, lakes, rivers and underground.
Hydrosphere
A storage area for fresh water.
Reservoir
An underground layer of rock or soil filled with water.
Aquifer
The layers of gases that surround Earth.
Atmosphere
The force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it.
Air Pressure
A nearly melted layer of hot rock below Earth's crust.
Mantle
The solid, rocky surface of the earth which contain the continents and ocean floor.
Crust
The crust and the rigid part of Earth's mantle together.
Lithosphere
Part of the Earth's core that is solid, extremely dense and under high pressure.
Inner Core
Part of the Earth's core that is molten or fluid.
Outer Core