May 20, 2015 ... The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth, including the brittle upper portion of the mantle and the crust.

A lithosphere is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet, or natural satellite, that is ... The uppermost part of the lithosphere that chemically reacts to the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere through the soil forming process is  ...

Sep 14, 2010 ... The oldest oceanic lithosphere is about 170 million years old compared to parts of the continental lithosphere which are billions of years old.

The combination of the crust and this upper part of the upper mantle, which are both comprised of relatively cool and rigid rock material, is called the lithosphere.

Feb 4, 2013 ... grade 7 lesson about the solid part of the Earth - Lithosphere.

Sep 3, 2015 ... The lithosphere is where we live. It is also the source of ... that affect us. In this lesson, you will learn more about this important part of our planet.

The lithosphere is the solid shell of a rocky planet called earth. That means the crust and the upper part of the mantle which is joined to the crust (see picture on  ...

May 21, 2008 ... This drawing shows the Earth's lithosphere (crust and upper mantle) on ... The tectonic plates are made up of Earth's crust and the upper part of ...

Jul 24, 2018 ... The tectonic plates of the Earth's lithosphere. ... The oceanic crust is the part of Earth's lithosphere that surfaces in the ocean basins.

Aug 20, 2017 ... The lithosphere includes the crust (the rocks of the continents and the ocean floor ) and the uppermost part of the mantle beneath the crust.