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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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