United Kingdom contributions to the Upper mantle project.
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Published by Royal Society in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Upper mantle project.,
  • Earth sciences -- Research -- Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statement[Compiled by J. J. Lawrie]
ContributionsLawrie, John James., Royal Society (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsQE509 .B88
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5045519M
LC Control Number74005681

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The mantle represents the interior of the Earth between the surface or crust and the metallic core. Scientists have developed tools based on seismology to study the upper and lower mantle. It is possible to compare and contrast the upper and lower mantle based on location, temperature and pressure. Other articles where Earth’s mantle is discussed: chemical element: The Earth’s mantle: The mantle comprises that part of the Earth between the Mohorovičić and the Wiechert–Gutenberg discontinuities. It makes up 83 percent of the volume of the Earth and 67 percent of its mass and is thus of decisive importance in determining the bulk composition. The Earth's mantle is a layer of silicate rock between the crust and the outer mass of × 10 24 kg is 67% 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 l melting of the mantle at mid-ocean ridges produces oceanic crust, and partial. The mantle is the mostly-solid bulk of Earth's interior. The mantle lies between Earth's dense, super-heated core and its thin outer layer, the crust. The mantle is about 2, kilometers (1, miles) thick, and makes up a whopping 84% of Earth’s total volume.

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