What is the lithosphere hydrosphere atmosphere?
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Thereof, how much does the hydrosphere cover the lithosphere?
The hydrosphere contains all the solid, liquid, and gaseous water of the planet. **It ranges from 10 to 20 kilometers in thickness. The hydrosphere extends from Earth's surface downward several kilometers into the lithosphere and upward about 12 kilometers into the atmosphere.
Beside above, is the atmosphere part of the lithosphere? The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth. The lithosphere includes the brittle upper portion of the mantle and the crust, the outermost layers of Earth's structure. It is bounded by the atmosphere above and the asthenosphere (another part of the upper mantle) below.
Then, what are the 7 spheres of the earth?
Terms in this set (7)
- system. a group of element or part that that work together as a whole.
- atmosphere. all the gases that surround and protect our planet.
- lithosphere. all of the rock on and inside the earth includes soil.
- hydrosphere. all of the water in, on, and around the earth.
What is the difference between the hydrosphere and the atmosphere?
ATMOSPHERE- It is an envelope of gases surrounding the earth surface. It is a radiation shield, which protects us from the direct sun rays. HYDROSPHERE- It refers to all the water on the earth surafce, including the water in the lakes and pond.