Question

The rigid outer layer of the solid Earth is the:

A

mantle

B

Exosphere

C

outer core

D

lithosphere

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Solution
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Correct option is D)

Earth's lithosphere includes the crust and the uppermost mantle, which constitute the hard and rigid outer layer of the Earth. The lithosphere is subdivided into tectonic plates. Further there are two types of lithosphere mainly as oceanic and continental lithosphere.

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