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the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the mantle.

Crust

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the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core.

Mantle

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the central part of the Earth below the mantle.

Core

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the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crust and the rigid upper part of the mantle.

Lithosphere

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the soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plates move.

Asthenosphere

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the strong, lower part of the mantle between the asthenosphere and the outer core.

Mesosphere

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a block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the rigid, outermost part of the mantle.

Tectonic Plate