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Earth's outermost layer.
Crust
The layer directly beneath the crust.
mantle
The innermost layer of earth.
Core
Floats on the asthenosphere, includes all of the crust.
lithosphere
A zone of partially melted rock in the upper mantle.
asthenosphere
The theory scientists use to explain plate movements.
Plate Tectonics
How many miles is it from the surface of earth to the center of the core?
4,000 miles
About how hot is the inner core?
10,000 degrees F