Earth Structure and Materials
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The layers of rock that forms Earth's outer core.
The crust is layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and oceanic land.
5-10km beanth the ocean
The layers of hot solid material between Erath's crust and core.
The upper part of the mantle are melted 100* from a substance called magma
The mantle is made of rock that is very hot but solid.
A ridged layer made up the upper part of the mantle and crust
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
The core is made up of mostly out of metals iron and nickel
It consists of two parts- a dense liquid outer core and a dense, solid inner core
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the earth
the hottest layer
solid iron and nickel
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core of Earth
melted iron and nickel