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Unformatted text preview: • outer core - liquid shell beneath mantle that encloses Earth's inner core • inner core - evidently solid, dense, innermost portion Earth's Crust and Mantle • lithosphere - uppermost zone of mantle • asthenosphere - upper mantle underlying lithosphere, very hot, weak, easily deformed • mesosphere - deep mantle Composition of Earth • about 100 natural chemical elements found in Earth's crust, mantle, core • compounds • minerals - building blocks of rocks • solids • naturally found in nature...
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2011 for the course GEOG 1002 taught by Professor Engstrom during the Fall '11 term at GWU.
- Fall '11