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The Earth relief | Structure
 

1º de ESO Geography and History


Relief Unit RELIEF-Index

EARTH'S STRUCTURE

THE LITHOSPHERE

THE EART´S RELIEF

NATURAL RISKS

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Mapa conceptual Earth planet mind map

Glossary GLOSSARY

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Geography Unit THE EARTH PLANET

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Prehistory Unit PREHISTORIC LIFE

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The Earth's structure
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The interior of the Earth is divided into concentrical layers.

Earth's structure. Enlarge image
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Crust

It is a thin outer layer formed by solid rocks. It is divided into continental and oceanic.

Mantle

It is the middle layer, formed by solid rock or half-molten. It is divided into upper and lower.

Core

It is the deepest layer. It is composed of iron and nickel. Its temperature is very high (4.300º C). It is divided into internal and external.

The most interesting part of the Earth structure is the Lithosphere.

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