Earth"s core and mantle
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Earth"s core and mantle heavy metal, moving rock by Gregory Vogt

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 76-77) and index.

StatementGregory L. Vogt.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesEarth"s spheres
LC ClassificationsQE509.2 .V64 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21036829M
ISBN 100761328378
ISBN 109780761328377
LC Control Number2003023969

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The Earth's mantle is a layer of silicate rock between the crust and the outer has a mass of × 10 24 kg and thus makes up 67% of the mass of the Earth. It has a thickness of 2, kilometres (1, mi) making up about 84% of Earth's volume. It is predominantly solid but in geological time it behaves as a viscous fluid. Partial melting of the mantle at mid-ocean ridges . Beneath the mantle, you'll find the core. Earth's core is the deepest, hottest layer, and it's made up of two layers itself: the outer core which borders the mantle and the inner core, which is a ball-shaped layer made almost entirely of metal. There are three main layers that make up the Earth. The main layers are the crust, the mantle, and the core. These layers vary greatly in size, compos.   We can now draw a rough picture of the Earth's structure. There is a molten outer core, which begins roughly halfway to the planet's centre, and .

  Because the core is made of metal, electrical conduction transfers from the core to the mantle. Inner core. The transition between the inner and outer core is 5, km beneath Earth’s surface. At the center of the Earth, it’s about °C. The pressure is remarkably intense. Earth’s inner core has the highest density at g/cm 3. The Earth has 4 layers. Crust – We live on this part. Mantle – Mostly solid rock but parts are hotter and more fluid. Outer Core – Made up of liquid metal and rock. Inner Core – Solid Rock made up of iron and nickel. Its radius is around km or 1, miles. What are the layers of the Earth? The Earth is made of four layers. Let’s. Get this from a library! Earth's core and mantle: heavy metal, moving rock. [Gregory Vogt] -- This book explains the science behind our understanding of Earth's core and mantle and how they were formed as well as how the core and mantle impact the other Earth spheres. The inner core is the fourth layer inside the Earth. It is a solid metallic ball made mainly of iron. Here, temperatures reach extraordinary levels, estimated to be between 7,–8,ºF (4,–4,ºC). Although the inner core is very hot, it is not liquid like the outer core. The inner core is solid due to the pressure caused by the.