layer in Earth's mantle between the lithosphere (above) and the upper mantle (below).
one of the seven main land masses on Earth.
having parts or molecules that are packed closely together.
having to do with the physical formations of the Earth.
person who studies the physical formations of the Earth.
outer, solid portion of the Earth. Also called the geosphere.
middle layer of the Earth, made of mostly solid rock.
very large or heavy.
thin layer of the Earth that sits beneath ocean basins.
movement and interaction of the Earth's plates.
object's complete turn around its own axis.
massive slab of solid rock made up of Earth's lithosphere (crust and upper mantle). Also called lithospheric plate.