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Earth's Interior (Grade 9)

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Earth's Interior

Select the letter from the diagram of Earth's interior that best matches each statement.
Layers Of The Earth

           layer through which S-waves do not travel

           layer above the Mohorovicic discontinuity (Moho)

           solid iron and nickel are the major elements in this layer

           Earth's magnetic field is generated here

           the thickness of this layer is approximately 3,000 km

           the lithosphere includes the mantle and this layer

           although extremely hot, high pressure keeps this layer from melting

           convection currents here drive plate tectonics

           fossils are found in this layer

           this layer includes the asthenosphere

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