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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
The innermost zone of earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
The layer of earth above the core, containing magma
Molten rock
The layer of earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
The innermost zone of earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
The layer of earth above the core, containing magma
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Environmental Science for AP - Chapter 8
Hadean
Holocene
Carboniferous
Proterozoic
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
Paleozoic. After Devonian, before Permian. Coal age, coal swa…
Pre Cambrian. After Archezoic, before Cambrian. Stromatolites…
Hadean
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Holocene
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
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Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Lichens are very important in chemical…
Another name for Mining Spoils
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
They produce weak acids and can therefore break down rock.
Tailings
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Coral Bleaching
Marine Life Zone
Freshwater Life Zone
Plankton
Occurs when a coral becomes stressed and expels most of its c…
aquatic life zones associated with oceans; oceans and their a…
Aquatic systems where water with a dissolved salt concentrati…
Microscopic organisms that float and drift in the ocean water…
Coral Bleaching
Occurs when a coral becomes stressed and expels most of its c…
Marine Life Zone
aquatic life zones associated with oceans; oceans and their a…
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AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Aquatic Biodiversity
aquatic life zones
71%
2.2%
global ocean
aquatic equivalents of biomes
saltwater covers about ___ of the Earth's surface
freshwater covers about ___ of the Earths surface
single and continuous body of water
aquatic life zones
aquatic equivalents of biomes
71%
saltwater covers about ___ of the Earth's surface
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Environmental Science for AP - Chapter 8
Hadean
Holocene
Carboniferous
Proterozoic
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
Paleozoic. After Devonian, before Permian. Coal age, coal swa…
Pre Cambrian. After Archezoic, before Cambrian. Stromatolites…
Hadean
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Holocene
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8: Aquatic Bbiodiversity
coral reefs
coral bleaching
aquatic life zones
saltwater life zones (marine life zones)
form in clear, warm coastal waters of the tropics and subtrop…
a threat to coral reefs that occurs when stresses such as inc…
saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
oceans and their bays, estuaries, coastal wetlands, shoreline…
coral reefs
form in clear, warm coastal waters of the tropics and subtrop…
coral bleaching
a threat to coral reefs that occurs when stresses such as inc…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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AP Environmental Science- Chapter 8
total fertility rate
introduced species
underdeveloped country
GDP (gross domestic product)
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
the money's worth of goods and services produced in a country
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
introduced species
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Lichens are very important in chemical…
Mining Spoils
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
They produce weak acids and can therefore break down rock.
Tailings
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 (Earth Systems)
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Above core. Molten rock
Molten Rock
Located in the outer part of mantle, made of semi-molten, fle…
Core
Innermost zone. Dense mass made up of nickle and iron. Solid…
Mantle
Above core. Molten rock
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Lichens are very important in chemical…
Mining Spoils
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
They produce weak acids and can therefore break down rock.
Tailings
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Veins
Oceanic Plates
Subsurface Mining
Placer Mining
Dissolved minerals from igneous rocks by water which precipit…
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
Process of looking for metals and precious stones in river se…
Veins
Dissolved minerals from igneous rocks by water which precipit…
Oceanic Plates
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere,... thermosphere, exosphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
% of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surface, the…
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere,... thermosphere, exosphere
Troposphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 8
Oceanic Plates
Subsurface Mining
Placer Mining
Mountaintop Removal
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
Process of looking for metals and precious stones in river se…
Miners remove entire top of a mountain with explosives
Oceanic Plates
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Subsurface Mining
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
fault
fault zones
epicenter
richter scale
a fracture in rock caused by a movement of the Earth's crust
a large expanse of rock where a fault has occured
the exact point on the surface of Earth directly above the lo…
a scale that measures the largest ground movement that occurs…
fault
a fracture in rock caused by a movement of the Earth's crust
fault zones
a large expanse of rock where a fault has occured
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 8
Hadean
Holocene
Carboniferous
Proterozoic
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
Paleozoic. After Devonian, before Permian. Coal age, coal swa…
Pre Cambrian. After Archezoic, before Cambrian. Stromatolites…
Hadean
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Holocene
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
infant mortality rate
Thomas Malthus
IPAT model
demography
The number of deaths of infants under one year of age per 100…
British economist who maintained that increasing human popula…
a formula that represent how humans' total impact on the envi…
a social science that applies the principles of population ec…
infant mortality rate
The number of deaths of infants under one year of age per 100…
Thomas Malthus
British economist who maintained that increasing human popula…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Health
Disease
Morbidity
Mortality
State of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not…
Abnormal change in the body's condition that impairs importan…
Illness or disease. Diet, nutrition, infectious agents, toxic…
Death.
Health
State of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not…
Disease
Abnormal change in the body's condition that impairs importan…
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Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Lichens are very important in chemical…
Mining Spoils
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
They produce weak acids and can therefore break down rock.
Tailings
Alfred Wegener's evidence for claiming…
Rock formations in sequences that match on opposite sides of…
Difference between weathering and eros…
Weathering occurs when rock is exposed to air, water, certain…
52 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
52 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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Environmental Science for AP* - Chapter 8
Oceanic Plates
Subsurface Mining
Placer Mining
Mountaintop Removal
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
Process of looking for metals and precious stones in river se…
Miners remove entire top of a mountain with explosives
Oceanic Plates
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Subsurface Mining
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 & 9 Vocabulary
Age Structure
Asexual Reproduction
Biotic Potential
Carrying Capacity (K)
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Reproduction in which a mother cell divides to produce two id…
Maximum rate at which the population of a given species can i…
Maximum population of a particular species that a given habit…
Age Structure
Percentage of the population (or number of people of each sex…
Asexual Reproduction
Reproduction in which a mother cell divides to produce two id…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Thomas Malthus
IPAT model
demography
demographer
British economist who maintained that increasing human popula…
a formula that represent how humans' total impact on the envi…
a social science that applies the principles of population ec…
a social scientist who studies the population size, density,…
Thomas Malthus
British economist who maintained that increasing human popula…
IPAT model
a formula that represent how humans' total impact on the envi…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8 REams
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8 Terms
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
52 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
54 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
54 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
54 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma.
64 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 8&9
Climate
Troposphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The densest layer of the atmosphere and it is where most of t…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
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AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Core
Mantle
Crust
Asthenosphere
The innermost zone of the planet made of solid nickel and iron
Above the core containing magma (convection)
The outermost layer of the planet
The outer part of the mantle, composed of semi-molten rock
Core
The innermost zone of the planet made of solid nickel and iron
Mantle
Above the core containing magma (convection)
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
birth control
contraception
demographers
demographic transition
the effort to control the number of children one bears, parti…
the deliberate attempt to prevent pregnancy despite sexual in…
a scientist who studies human populations
a theoretical model of economic and cultural change that expl…
birth control
the effort to control the number of children one bears, parti…
contraception
the deliberate attempt to prevent pregnancy despite sexual in…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Health
Disease
Morbidity
Morality
A state of physical and emotional well-being; the absence of…
A deleterious change in the body's condition in response to d…
Illness or disease
Death rate in a population
Health
A state of physical and emotional well-being; the absence of…
Disease
A deleterious change in the body's condition in response to d…
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AP Environmental Science - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Earthquake
Fracture
Fault Zone
Igneous Rock
The sudden movement of Earth's crust caused by a release of p…
In geology, a crack that occurs in rock as it cools.
A large expanse of rock where a fault has occurred.
Rock formed directly from magma
Earthquake
The sudden movement of Earth's crust caused by a release of p…
Fracture
In geology, a crack that occurs in rock as it cools.
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AP environmental science chapter 8
TFR - total fertility rate
Crude birth rate
Crude death rate
Infant mortality rate
___________ of 2.1 is replacement rate in a developedcountry
# birth per 1,000 individuals per year
# of deaths per 1,000 individuals per year
# of deaths of children under 1 year old per... 1,000 live births
TFR - total fertility rate
___________ of 2.1 is replacement rate in a developedcountry
Crude birth rate
# birth per 1,000 individuals per year
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Aquatic Biodiversity
aquatic life zones
71%
2.2%
global ocean
aquatic equivalents of biomes
saltwater covers about ___ of the Earth's surface
freshwater covers about ___ of the Earths surface
single and continuous body of water
aquatic life zones
aquatic equivalents of biomes
71%
saltwater covers about ___ of the Earth's surface
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
Aquatic life zone
Plankton
Phytoplankton
Zooplankton
Saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
Weakly swimming, free floating organisms
Many types of algae that are primary producers that support m…
Primary consumers which feed on phytoplankton and secondary c…
Aquatic life zone
Saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
Plankton
Weakly swimming, free floating organisms
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8: Aquatic Bbiodiversity
coral reefs
coral bleaching
aquatic life zones
saltwater life zones (marine life zones)
form in clear, warm coastal waters of the tropics and subtrop…
a threat to coral reefs that occurs when stresses such as inc…
saltwater and freshwater portions of the biosphere that can s…
oceans and their bays, estuaries, coastal wetlands, shoreline…
coral reefs
form in clear, warm coastal waters of the tropics and subtrop…
coral bleaching
a threat to coral reefs that occurs when stresses such as inc…
57 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 8
acute effects
allergens
antigens
atrazine
sudden, severe effects; caused by a single exposure and resul…
substances that activate the immune system
chemical compounds to which antibodies bind; substances that…
used to prevent pre- and postemergence broadleaf weeds in cro…
acute effects
sudden, severe effects; caused by a single exposure and resul…
allergens
substances that activate the immune system
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
population
growth rate (r)
intrinsic rate of increase
exponential population growth
a group of individuals of the same species that live in the s…
the rate of change of a population's size, expressed in perce…
the exponential growth of a population that occurs under idea…
the accelerating population growth that occurs when optimal c…
population
a group of individuals of the same species that live in the s…
growth rate (r)
the rate of change of a population's size, expressed in perce…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
The innermost zone of earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
The layer of earth above the core, containing magma
Molten rock
The layer of earth located in teh outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
The innermost zone of earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
The layer of earth above the core, containing magma
52 terms
AP Environmental Science Vocabulary Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
molten rock
the layer of Earth located in the outer part of the mantle, c…
Core
the innermost zone of Earth's interior, composed mostly of ir…
Mantle
the layer of Earth above the core, containing magma
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Above the core that contains magma
Molten rock
Located in the outer part of the mantle and is composed of se…
Outermost layer of the Earth... Plates:... ~ Oceanic: Lie primaril…
Mantle
Above the core that contains magma
Magma
Molten rock
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