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  1. 1. Punjab Edusat Society Production SUBJECT : GEOGRAPHY CLASS : BA PART I CHAPTER : EARTH TOPIC : INTERIOR OF THE EARTH Cut to MM 1: Montage showing Solar System and then focusing Earth and its various life forms, upcoming mountains, sea floor spreading, earthquake structure, volcanic eruption and then close up of interior earth (Capsule Solar System, Biosphere, Plate tectonics and Mt building, Earthquake, Structure of Volcano, VO 1: Our Earth holds a prominent place in the Solar System. This planet is unique because of the availability of life on it. Manifold changes have been taking place on its surface like formation of mountains, spreading of sea floor, natural disasters like earthquake and volcanic eruptions. This gives us immense evidences that extensive forces are acting from within the earth and bringing these changes. In order to understand the nature of these changes, let’s explore the inside earth. Cut to ANCHOR 1: Hello Students! Welcome to today’s module-Interior of the Earth. You all must have got a fair idea after seeing the visuals that the elementary knowledge of constitution of the Earth is necessary to understand the nature of changes taking place on the Earth’s surface. Could you ponder over the thought that what constitutes the interior of the earth? What is the nature of the surface of the earth? Or why is it that when Volcano erupts it emits hot, molten lava? We are going to unfold reasons to all these queries. But first of all, let me share with you the learning objectives for today’s lesson. On board activity 1 Cut to our hi-tech board on which the following SUPER appears: LEARNING OBJETIVES Upon completion of the module, the learner will be able to-  Explain the structure of the Earth  List an overview of the layers of the Earth  Discuss the physical state of the Earth’s interior  List the density and pressure of the Earth’s interior  Give an account of temperature of the Earth’s interior  Describe the various evidences regarding the constitution of the Earth’s interior 1
  2. 2. • Artificial Sources • Theories from the Origin of the earth • Seismological Evidences  Define Primary, Secondary and Surface Waves  Discuss the constitution of the Earth’s interior as postulated by – Suess, Daly, Jeffrey and Arthur Holmes  Describe the constitution of Earth’s interior on the basis of Recent Views  Describe the features of each layer of the Earth i.e., Crust, Mantle and Core  Write a short note on Sial, Sima, Nife, Moho Discontinuity, Wiechert- Gutenberg Discontinuity, Earth Crust, Mantle and Core On board activity 2 Cut to our hi-tech board on which the following SUPER appears: Introduction ftfdnkoEhU eh s[;hI ikDd/ j' fe Xosh d/ roG ftZu eh j?< fJj ftFk G{r'b ftfrnkBh ns/ ftfrnkBhnK bJh F{o[ s'I jh fyZu dk e/Ido pfDnk fojk j?. id''I i{b; toB/ B/ 1864 s'I @Xosh d/ roG tb :ksok# (Journey to the centre of the Earth) fbyh U[d''I Xosh d/ roG dh gqfeqsh fej' fijh j? fJ; pko/ eJh fto'Xh f;XKs gquZbs ;B. e[M G{ftfrnkBh ;'ud/ ;B fe Xosh pj[s f}nkdk dZphnK j'JhnK r?;K dk r'bk j? id fe eJh j'o nfijk nB[wkB bkT[Id/ ;B fe fJ; ftu tyo'-tZyo/ gdkoEK dhnK gosK jB. j[D brgr fJe ;dh pknd th ;kv/ e'b e'Jh f;ZXk ;p{s BjhI, fi; okjhI d; ;ehJ/ fe Xosh fe; uh} dh pDh j'Jh j?. Xosh d/ roG pko/ ;kvh ikDekoh ngosy ftfrnkBe gqwkDK s/ nkXkfos j?. fJ;s'I gfjbK fe n;hI tZyo/-tZyo/ ;p{sK s/ ftuko eohJ/, nkU gfjbK Xosh dh ouBk pko/ gqkgs ikDekoh s/ T[gobh B}o wkfoJ/ . Anchor pulls the relevant super An Overview of the Layers of the Earth The Earth is divided into different layers like a giant onion, each with its own particular characteristics. Take a look at the slides to see the visual on structure of the Earth. Cut to MM 2 2
  3. 3. VO 2: The planet Earth is made up of three main shells: the very thin, brittle Crust, the Mantle, and the Core; the mantle and core are each divided into two parts i.e. upper mantle and lower mantle and outer core and inner core. Although the core and mantle are about equal in thickness, the core actually forms only 15 percent of the Earth's volume, whereas the mantle occupies 84 percent. The crust makes up the remaining 1 percent. Thus, the solid crust on which we live is no thicker in relation to the Earth than an egg shell. Cut to Anchor 2 Anchor pulls the relevant super Sources of Knowledge about the Interior of Earth There are few direct as well as some indirect evidences about the structure of the Earth. As regards physical conditions, direct evidence is available from mines, which do not extend beyond a depth of 4km. So our knowledge about the interior of the earth is based upon indirect scientific evidences. These sources may be classified into three groups: On Board Activity Evidences about Interior Earth Artificial Evidences from the theories of the Origin of Earth Natural Sources Density Vulcanicity Pressure Seismology Temperature Anchor pulls the super on the screen Density of different Shells of the Earth id'I n;hI Xosh dhnK tZyohnK gosK dh ;zxDsk pko/ ftuko efoJ/ sK fJ; dk nkXko G{s f;XKs , s?oB dk f;XKs j?. i/ s/b, gkDh ns/ rfb;ohB ~ fJe pheo ftZu gkU sK T[j fszB s?jK ftZu nk iKd/ jB. ;G s'I jbek sob s/b ;G s'I T[go nk ikt/rk ns/ T[;s'I EZb/ gkDh s/ nyho ftZu rfb;ohB. fJ; soQK Xosh 3
  4. 4. fizBQK gdkoEK dh pDh j'Jh j?, fJj gdkoE th fJe d{i/ d/ T[go s?od/ jB jkbKfe fJBQK ftu'I e[M nzF m'; jB. fszB ;dhnK gfjbK nzro/} ftfrnkBh fJ;ke fBT{NB (Isaac Newton) B/ rq?jK ns/ r[o{st nkeoFB pb d/ nfXn?B d/ nkXko s/ fJj rDBk ehsh fe Xosh dh n";sB ;zxDsk ,fJ;dh ;sj s/ gkJhnK iKdhnK uNkBK s'I d[rDh j? ns/ fJT[I Xosh dk roG pj[s ;zxD/ gdkoEK dk pfDnk j'fJnk j?. jkbKfe fBT{NB d/ ;w/I s'I b? e/ j[D sZe Xosh d/ nzdob/ fjZ;/ pko/ ;kv/ frnkB ftZu ekch tkXk j'fJnk j? go fBT{NB dh rDBk dk nzdk}k fBFu/ s"o s/ pdfbnk BjhI j?. nkU Xosh dhnK ty'-tZyohnK s?jK dh ;zxDsk pko/ ikDhJ/. Cut to MM 3 VO 3 It is commonly believed that the outer thinner part of the earth is composed of sedimentary rocks with an average density of 2.7. Just below this, there is the second layer of igneous rocks with an average density ranging between 3.0 and 3.5 at different places. The average density of the whole earth is about 5.5. It is generally estimated therefore, that the density of the core of the earth is around 11.0. Thus, the density of the core is highest in all parts of the Earth. Cut to Anchor 3 fit/I fJ; fuZso ftu n;hI t/fynk j? fe Xosh d/ e'o (Core) dh ;zxDsk ;G s'I tZX j? ns/ fJ;dk Xosh nzdob/ dpk Bkb f;ZXk ;zpzX j?. fJBQK ;bkfJvK(slides) okjhI Xosh d/ nzdob/ dpk dh ;fEsh dk ikfJ}k bt'. Cuto MM 4 VO 4 Pressure The weight and pressure of rocks increases with increasing depth. Hence the density of rocks also increases with increasing depth. Thus, earlier it was believed that the high density of the core of the earth is due to very high pressure prevailing there because of the weight of the overlying rocks. Now according to second opinion, the core of the earth is itself composed of heavy metallic materials of high density like Nickel and Iron. 4
  5. 5. Cut to Anchor 4 fJ; soQK fJj nzdk}k j? fe Xosh d/ roG (e/Ido) ftZubk dpk tk:{wzvbh: dpk s'I 30-40 bZy r[DK f}nkdk j[zdk j?. Xosh d/ nzdob/ T[^u dpk ekoB jh itkbkw[yh cNd/ jB ns/ G[ukb nkT[Id/ jB. Anchor pulls the relevant super Temperature s[;hI ;ko/ itkbkw[yh ns/ row uFfwnK(hot springs) d// pko/ ikDd/ j'. fJj Xosh d/ nzdob/ T[^u skg d/ gOwkD jB. G{-roG ftu id'I v{zxhnK ykBK y'dhnK iKdhnK jB sK Xosh dh ;sj s'I brksko skgwkB tZXdk iKdk j?. fiT[I Xosh d/ EZb/ iKd/ ikU sK jo 100 whNo dh v{zxkJh s/ 2 s'I 3 doik (Celsius)skgwkB tZXdk j?. skgwkB dk tXDk nzdo{Bh FeshnK d/ ekoD j?, o/fvUn?efNt gdkoEK dk ftxNB j'Dk, o;kfJfDe feqnktK ns/ j'o eJh ekoDK Bkb Xosh dk nzdobk fjZ;k row ofjzdk j?. fJ; soQK skgwkB dh do ftu fJe' fijk tkXk BjhI j[zdk .n;hI Xosh dh ;sj s'I EZb/ iKd/ jK sK skgwkB ;wkB o{g ftZu BjhI tZXdk. Cut to MM 5 VO 5 As like pressure, the temperature also increases with increasing depth. The Core records a temperature of 2000 degree Celsius. The high temperature prevailing in the interior indicates the liquid or perhaps gaseous conditions prevailing at greater depths. But at the same time there is a tremendous increase in the pressure of overlying layers on earth’s interior. Thus even under extremely high temperature towards the central part of the earth, the liquid nature of the core has acquired the properties of a solid and is probably in a plastic state. Cut to Anchor 5 r?o e[dosh ;o'sK( fiBQK dk f}eo n;hI gfjbK jh eo u{e/ jK) s'I fJbktk Xosh dh T[sgsh pko/ tZy'-tZyo/ f;XKs Gh Xosh d/ rop pko/ gqwkD fdzd/ jB. Anchor pulls the relevant super 5
  6. 6. Theories of the Origin of the Earth On Board Activity Planetesimal hypothesis: Earth originated due to accretion and aggregation of solid dust particles known as planetesimals. Based on this, the core of the earth should be in solid state. Tidal hypothesis: The core of the earth should be in liquid state because the earth has been taken to have been formed from the tidal materials ejected from the primitive Sun. Nebular Hypothesis: According to this, the core of the earth should be in gaseous state. This view was suggested by Laplace. Now we move on to the natural sources of interior earth. Anchor pulls the relevant super Natural Sources-Vulcanicity Xosh dh ouBk ~ ;wMD bJh itkbk w[yhnK dh e[dosh gqfefonk ftfrnkBh bJh nfXn?B dk w[y ;o's ojh j?. e[M ftfrnkBh ftFtk; eod/ jB fe id'I row s/ sob bktk itkbk w[yh d/ cND Bkb Xosh dh ;sj s/ c?bdk j? sK fJj ;wfMnk ik ;edk j? fe Xosh dh ;sj d/ EZb/ fJe gos nfijh th j? i' sob o{g ftu j?. fJ; sob ;sj ~ w?rwk u?Ipo fejk iKdk j? i' fe itkbk w[yh d/ cND s/ w?rwk (T[bpdk sob) s/ bktk eZYdh j?. fJ; nzdk}/ nB[;ko fJj Bshik eZfYnk ik ;edk j? fe Xosh dk e[ZM fjZ;k sob j?. d{i/ gk;/ dpk d/ tZXD Bkb uNkBK dk melting point tZX iKdk j?. fJ; soQK Xosh nzdo pj[s f}nkdk skgwkB j'D d/ pkti{d th Xosh dk nzdo{Bh fjZ;k sob BjhI j? fJ; dk ekoD U[gobh gosK dk Gko s/ dpkt j? . go g/gVh d/ pko pko N[ZND ekoB nzdo{Bh uZNkBK dk melting point xZN iKdk j? fi; ekoD uZNkBK fgxb iKfdnK jB fit/I fe n;h ikDd/ jK fe U[ZE/ b'VhIdk T[^u skgwkB gfjbK jh w"i{d j?. fJT[I itkbk w[yh dh eko}Fhbsk Xosh d/ roG d/ nfXn?B dk :'r ;p{s BjhI g/F eo ;edh. Cut to Anchor 6 Anchor pulls the relevant super 6
  7. 7. Natural Sources-Seismology eh s[jk~ gsk j? fe Seismology (;hf}wkb'ih- G{ukb- ftfrnkB) dk eh noE j?< fJj G{ukbh sozrK s/ ;[Gkt ~ ;wMD dk ftfrnkB j?. fJBQK G[ukbh sozrK ~ ;hf}w'rqkc Bkwe :zso okjhI wkfgnk iKdk j?. fJj ftFtkF ehsk iKdk j? fe ;hf}wkb'ih jh nfijk ;o's j? i' Xosh d/ roG dh ;zouBk pko/ mhe ikDekoh d/ ;edk j?. s[;hI ;ko/ G{ukb dh ouBk pko/ ikDd/ j't'r/. Xosh d/ nzdo fi; EK G[ukb F[o{ j[zdk j? T[;~ c'e; efjzd/ jB ns/ G{ukbh sozrk Xosh dh ;sj wfj;{; ehshnK ikdhnK jB. ftfrnkBe nfXn?B s'I fJ; rb dk gsk bZfrnk j? fe id'I fJj G{ukbh sozrK Xosh d/ nzdob/ tZy-tZy GkrK EkDhI bzxdh jB sK fJBQK sozrK d/ t/r ns/ fdFk ftu pdbkU nkT[Idk j?. fJBQK dk behaviour (toskok) fJe wkfXnw s'I d{i/ wkfXnw ftu nkT[D s/ pdb iKdk j?. Gkt m'; ftZu fJj j'o soQK behave eo dhnK jB ns/ sob ftu j'o soQK. fJj G{ukbh sozrk fszB soQK dhnK jB L w{b iK bzpdko sozrk(Primary or Longitudinal waves), r"D sozrk(Secondary waves) ns/ bzphnK sozrk iK ;sjh sozrk (Long waves or Surface waves) Slide t/y' ns/ jo fJe d/ r[DK dh ikBekoh bU[ - Anchor pulls the relevant super Primary Waves Cut to MM 6 VO 6 Primary waves are like sound waves in which the movement of the particles is in the direction of the propagation of the waves. They travel with fastest speed through solid materials. Though they also pass through liquids but their speed is slowed down. Their average velocity is 8km/sec. Secondary Waves are like light waves where particles move at right angles to the rays. They can travel through solids only and they disappear in liquids. Their average velocity is 4km/sec. Long waves or Surface waves refer to up and down or side to side motion of the Earth surface. They affect only the surface of the earth and die out at 7
  8. 8. smaller depths. These waves cover longest distances of all the earthquake waves. They are most violent and destructive. Their velocity is only 3km/sec Cut to Anchor 7 fJBQK fuZsoK okjhI s[;hI t/y ;ed/ fe id'I fJj G[ukb sozrkI Xosh d/ nzdo ubdhnK jB sK fJBQK d/ ;[Gkn ftZu eh coe nKU[Idk j?. ;bkfJvk (slide) ~ fXnkB bk e/ ty'. Cut to MM 7 VO 7 Seismic waves follow curved path which indicates that there are variations of density inside the earth. Primary and Secondary waves are recorded only up to Mantle. The velocity also increases with increasing depth. Secondary waves are totally absent in the core of the earth. It appears from this observation that the core is in liquid state which is located at the depth of more than 2,900 km from the Earth’s surface and surrounds the nucleus of the earth. P Waves passes through the Core but is refracted at various angles based on the density of rocks. The area between the zone of P and S waves is called as the Shadow Zone specifying it does not receive any waves Cut to Anchor 8 ;' fJj ;G e[M frnkB d/ ;o's ;h i' Xosh d/ roG Bkb ;zpzfXs jB. fJBQK ;p{sK ~ fXnkB ftZu oZyfdnK n;hI Xosh dh ouBk pko/ e[M nkw fBu'V eZY ;ed/ jK. Cut to Anchor 9: fit/I n;hI gsk ehsk j? fe Xosh dk nzdobk skg s/ dpkn, G[ukb sozrk dk t/r s/ okj, ;k~ Xosh dh nzdo{Bh ouBk d/ fGzB- fGzB G'fse r[DK, xDsk ns/ ;zxNeK pko/ ikDekoh d/Idk j?. ;sj s/ gkJhnK iKdhnK uNkBK dh xDsk nzdobh ;sj s'I pj[s xZN j?. o;kfJfDe pDso nB{;ko g/gVh jbehnK XksK d/ f;bhe/N s'I pDh j'Jh j? ns/ w?INb f}nkdkso b'j/ ns/ fwFo XksK d/ f;bhe/N jB. ftfGzB G{-ftfrnkfBeK ns/ G{r'b ftfrnkBhnK fit/ I fe n?vtov ;[n?; (Edward Suess), nkoHJ/H vkbh (R.A.Daly), i? coh (Jeffrey)ns/ j'w; (Holmes) B/ o;kfJfDe ;zxDsk d/ nkXko #s/ Xosh dh nzdo{Bh ouBk pko/ nB{wkB bkJ/ jB. ;' nkU Xosh dh nzdo{Bh ouBk d/ ;zxDe pko/ ;[n?; (Suess) d/ ftukoK s'I rb F[o{ eohJ/L 8
  9. 9. Anchor pulls the SUPER: Constitution of the Earth’s interior according to Suess Cut to MM 8: Relevant capsule VO 8: Edward Suess has thrown light on the chemical composition of the earth’s interior. He has identified three zones of different matter below the outer thin sedimentary cover. SIAL: it is located just below the outer sedimentary cover. The layer is dominated by silica and aluminum (SIAL=SI+AL). The average density of this layer is 2.9 whereas its thickness ranges from 50 to 300 km. SIMA: it is located just below the SIAL layer. This layer is composed of basalt and is the source of magma and lava during volcanic eruptions. Silica and magnesium are the dominant constituents. Average density ranges between 2.9 to 4.7 whereas the thickness varies from 1,000 km to 2000 km. NIFE: it is located just below the SIMA layer. This is the lowermost layers of the interior earth. This layer is composed of nickel (NI) and ferrium or iron (Fe). These metals constitute the term NIFE. It is, thus apparent that this layer is made of heavy metals which are responsible for very high density from 11 to 12. The thickness of this zone varies from 2900 kilometers to 6880 kilometers. Cut to ANCHOR 10: j[D se n;hI fJj ikfDnk fe Xosh dh ;sj s/ e'o ~ tZyohnK gosK iK fjZf;nK ftZu tzfvnk ik ;edk j? 1940 ftZu nkoHJ/Hvkb/ B/ Xosh d/ nzdo{Bh fjZ;/ ~ uko gosK ftZu tzfvnk. nkU fJ; G{-ftfrnkBh d/ fynkbK ~ tkuhJ/. Anchor pulls the SUPER: Constitution of the Earth’s interior according to R.A.Daly Cut to MM 9: Relevant capsule VO 9: (1) Lithosphere: - Daly named the outer zone or the surface of the earth as Lithosphere. It is rigidly solid and made up of sedimentary rocks with its depth about 80 kilometers. Average density is 3.0 and the thickness is 1600 km. (2) Asthenosphere: .It is just below the lithosphere. As per its name, it is neither too solid nor too hard or rigid. Its average depth is about 360 kilometers. (3) Mesosphere: Mesosphere is just below the Asthenosphere. It is relatively more rigid, hard and solid than Asthenosphere. Its depth is about 2400 kilometers. 9
  10. 10. (4) Centrosphere: - It starts just below mesosphere and extends up to the interior core of the earth. It is made of iron and is in solid state. Here the density of the rocks being the maximum, the Centrosphere gets firm and the rocks happen to be of crystalline material. Cut to ANCHOR 11: Anchor pulls the SUPER: Constitution of the Earth’s interior according to Harold Jeffrey j[D n;hI j?o'bv i?coh (Harold Jeffrey) d/ ftukoK tZb Mks wkohJ/, fi;B/ G{ukbh sozrk d/ nkXko s/ Xosh d/ nzdo{Bh fjZ;/ ftu uko gosk ~ gSkfDnk. nkU fJ; fuZso okjhI fJ;~ ;wMD dk :sB eohJ/. Cut to MM 10: VO 10: (1) Outer Layer:-It is made up of sedimentary rocks. (2) Second Layer: - It is composed of granite rocks. (3) Third or intermediate layer: It is made of diorite rocks. (4) Fourth Layer:-It is made up of peridotite rocks. Cut to Anchor 13: fJe j'o gf;ZX G{-ftfrnkBh nkoEo j'w} (Arthur Holmes) B/ Xosh dh pDso d/ nkXko s/ fJ; d/ nzdo{Bh fjZ;/ dhnK d' tZvhnK gosk ~ ouBk dk nkXko wzfBnk. nkU fJBQK ~ gSkBD dk :sB eohJ/. Cut to MM 11 VO 11: Crust: the upper layer of earth is termed as crust which is composed of whole of the SIAL and the upper portion of SIMA. Substratum: the second layer is termed as substratum. It includes the lower portion of SIMA. Cut to ANCHOR 14: ;',n;hI tZyo- tZyo// G{-ftfrnkBhnK iK ftfrnkBhnK d/ Xosh dh nzdo{Bh ;zouBk ns/ gosk pko/ ftukoK pko/ ikDekoh bJh. fJBQK ftuko s'I fJj gqshs j[zdk j? fe Xosh dhnK gosk dh frDsh, w'NkJh ns/ T[;d/ r[DK pko/ wsG/d jB. fJ; confusion 10
  11. 11. ekoB T[go fdZs/ ftuko oZd j' iKd/ jB. e[dosh s/ r?o e[dosh G{ukbh sozrk d/ tZy-tZy gZyK dk ftFb/FD ns/ ftfrnkBe nfXn? B B/ ftfrnkfBeK ~ Xosh d/ nzdo{Bh fjZ;/ d/ ojZ; ~ y'bQD :'r pDkfJnk j? ns/ Bt/I ftuko fdZs/ jB. G{ukbh sozrK d/ t/r ftu nkT[Id/ pdbkU d/ nkXko s/ n;hI Xosh d/ nzdo{Bh Gkr ~ fszB fjZf;nK ftZu tzv ;ed/ jK fiBQK d/ ty'-tZyo/ r[D jB fJj fjZ;/ jb -g/gVh, w?INb ns/ e'o. nkU fJBQK d/ r[DK ~ y'ihJ/L Crust Cut to MM 12: VO 12: The upper layer of the earth is known as earth crust. It occupies not much of the mass. We can further sub-divide the earth's crust in three parts on the basis of its thickness and composition. (i) Continental Crust: - As we know that Earth Crust is mostly found in Continental areas, so its thickness goes up to 70 kilometers. We can have three layers in it. It is also known as SIAL with the combination of Silicon (SI) and Aluminum (AL). The uppermost layer is of Sedimentary Rocks whereas second layer is of Granite rocks which are just below the sedimentary rocks. Igneous and Metamorphic rocks are found in this layer. The lower most layer of the Earth crust i.e. the basic layer is of Basaltic materials. Discontinuity separating the layers of Granite and Basalt is termed as Conard discontinuity. (ii) Oceanic Crust: - Thickness of oceanic crust is about 5 to 7 kilometers. It also has two layers. The upper layer is made up of sedimentary rocks while the lower layer is composed of Basaltic material. It is called SIMA with the combination of Silicon (SI) and Magnesium (MA). (ii) Transitional Crust: - It is present in between Continental and Oceanic parts. It is mainly present in such continental coastal regions as abounds in coastal oceans and islands. The crust is separated from the mantle by a sudden change of density which shows up a good reflecting plane for earthquake waves. This plane is known as Mohorovicic discontinuity. The Moho is at an average depth of 35 km under the continents and a mere 10km below sea level under the oceans and seas. Cut to Anchor 15: w?INb g/gVh d/ fBubh gos j?. w?INb ftZu b'jk, w?rBhFhnw s/ e?bFhnw g/gVh s'I fes/ f}nkdk fwbdk j?. fJj f}nkdk row ns/ ;zxDh j? feT[Ife Xosh dh rfjokJh Bkb skgwkB ns/ dpk tZX iKd/ jB. i/ s[bBk eohJ/ sK w?INb ~ T[pb/ nzv/ dh ;/dh dh 11
  12. 12. fBnKJh ;wfMnk ik ;edk j?. nkU fJ;d/ bZSDK dk nfXn?B eohJ/ L MANTLE Cut MM 13: VO13: The depth of mantle is 2900 km inside the earth. On the basis of changes in the velocities of seismic waves and density mantle is divided into upper mantle from Moho discontinuity to the depth of 700 km and lower mantle from 700 km to 2900 km depth. Between the lower mantle and the core lies a further discontinuity at a depth of 2,900 km, at which the density increases from 5.5 to 10g/cm3. This is called Gutenberg discontinuity as per the name of scientist Weichert Gutenberg. It helps to separate Mantle and Core. Here S-waves become invisible and velocity of P waves also decreases. Cut to Anchor 16: nzv/ dh }odh s'I jZN e/, Xosh dk e'o d' w[y fjZf;nK dk pfDnk j'fJnk j?. fJe 2,200 feb'whNo w'Nk sob e'o ns/ 1250 feb'whNo w'Nk m'; e'o. e'o d/ bZSDK ~ tkuD ykso fJ; fuZso tZb t/y'. CORE Cut to MM 14: VO 14: The core, the deepest and most inaccessible zone of the earth, extends from the lower boundary of the mantle at the depth of 2900 km to the center of the earth up to 6371 km. Core is made of metallic materials mainly iron and nickel. The core is further divided into two sub-zones such as outer zone and inner or transitional zone. Let’s classify these two zones according to their depth. (a) Outer Core: - It extends from 2900 km i.e. Wiechert-Gutenberg discontinuity to the depth of 5150 km. In other words, keeping in mind the nature of the seismic waves, it can be said to be in the liquid state but due to high pressure it should not be taken as mere fluid. (b) Inner Core: - the inner core extends from the depth of 5150 km to the center of the earth up to 6371 km. This is the zone of solid state where the density denotes 13.3 to 13.6. Cut to Anchor 17: 12
  13. 13. So finally we have completed our today’s module-Interior of the Earth. But before I assess you all I will give a brief recapitulation of the whole content. Let’s see what we have learnt so far. Anchor pulls the super, Summary Xosh rqfj fszB w[Zy gosk dk pfDnk j'fJnk j?. fJe gsbh g/gVh, w?INb ns/ e'o. Xosh d/ nzdo{Bh fjZ;/ d[nkb/ gsbh uNkB ~ g/gVh efjzd/ jB. T[gobh g/gVh i' fe wjKdhgK T[go j[zdh j?, T[;~ f;n?b(Sial) efjzd/ jB. idfe wjKdhgk dh f;n?b d/ EZb/ ns/ ;w[zdo dh sbh T[go f;w?( Sima) j[zdh j?. w?INb dh gos, g/gVh d/ EZb/ j[zdh j?. w?INb dh ;zxDsk g/gVh s'I pj[s f}nkdk j[zdh j? fi; ekoB fJj G{ukbh sozrk bJh gfotofss ;sj pD iKdh j?. fJ; ;sj ~ w'jo'ftf;; Gzrsk(Mohorovicic discontinuity) eoe/ ikfDnk iKdk j?. Xosh d/ e/Ido ftu e'o j[zdk j? fi; dh xDsk w?INb s'I d[rDh j[zdh j?. feT[fe fJ; d/ ;zxNB Xks{ (b'jk-fBeb fwFo Xks{) jB. Xosh dk e'o d' fBFfus fjZf;nK ftZu j?. pkjobk sob (fgxfbnk) e'o ns/ nzdobk m'; e'o. Xosh dh nzdo{Bh fjZf;nK dh ;kvh ikDekoh ngos] ftfrnkBe gqwkDk s/ nkXkfos j?. fi;~ fszB fjZf;nK ftZu tzfvnk ik ;edk j?. @r?o e[dosh ;o's, Xosh dh T[sgsh pko/ f;XKsK ftu'I gqwkD ns/ e[dosh ;o's fi; soQK fe itkbk w[yh ns/ ;hf}wkb'ih. ;hf}wkb'ih jh fJe nfijk ;o's j? i' ;k~ Xosh d/ nzdo d/ ;zxNeK dh mhe o{g ftZu ikDekoh d/Idk j?. G{ukbh sozrk fszB torK ftZu oZyhnK rJhnK jB, w{b, r"D ns/ ;sjh sozrk. fJj sozrK xDe pdbkU dh EK s/ ngtofss j' iKdhnK jB ns/ fJT[I Xosh d/ nzdo N/vk o;sk ngBkT[IdhnK jB. ftfGzB G{-ftfrnkBh fit/I ;[n?;, vkbh, i?coh ns/ j'bw} B/ Xosh dhnK gosK dh ouBk pko/ ftuko fdZs/ jB. n?vtov ;[n?; (Edward Suess) B/ Xosh d/ nzdo dh o;kfJfDe ;zxNBk pko/ ukBDk gkfJnk j?. nkoHJ/HvkbhH(R A Daly) B/ rfjokJh s/ xDsk d/ nkXko s/ Xosh dhnK uko gosK wzBhnK. G{-ftfrnkBh nkoEo j'bw} (Arthur Holmes) B/ w[y d' gosk wzBhnk, g/gVh ns/ ;p;Nq/NZw (Crust and Substratum). G{ukbh sozrk d/ n?fXn?B s'I pknd fJBQK ftukoK ~ 13
  14. 14. oZd ehsk frnk j? ns/ j[D nk]o ;hf}wkb'ih (Seismology) Xosh dh nzdo{Bh ikDekoh bJh ;G s'I uzrk ;o's wzBh iKdh j?. Cut to ANCHOR 18 So we have explored in detail about the inside Earth. Here’s a quick fire round test for you to find out how much you have learnt. Let’s begin: keep your thinking caps on! The format of the questions will be like this —First one question will be put by the anchor and after a pause of 3-4 secs its answer will also appear on the screen.) Q1.What has been the most useful method for determining the structure of the earth's interior? Core samples Density studies Magnetic field Seismology Q2. Which layer of the earth's interior has the lowest density? Continental crust Inner core Mantle Outer core Q3. Which layer of the earth's interior has the highest density? Continental crust Inner core Mantle Outer core Q4. What portion of the earth's volume is occupied by the mantle? 20% 50% 65% 80% Q5. What is the lithosphere composed of? The continental and oceanic crust The crust and uppermost mantle The lower mantle and outer core The upper mantle Q6 What property distinguishes the earth's crust, mantle, and core? Composition 14
  15. 15. Pressure State (solid vs. liquid) Temperature Q7. The Gutenberg discontinuity lies at the boundary of which two layers? Crust and mantle Crust and outer core Mantle and inner core Mantle and outer core Q8. The Mohorovicic discontinuity lies at the boundary of which two layers? Crust and mantle Crust and outer core Mantle and outer core Outer core and inner core Q9. The shock waves produced by an earthquake are called __?__ A. seismic waves B. sonar waves C. laser waves D. radiowaves 10. What is the approximate distance from the surface to the center of the Earth? A. 700 km B. 2900 km C. 6400 km D. 10,000 km Q10. What type of seismic wave is being recorded by the seismograph in the diagram? A. P wave B. an S wave C. surface wave D. All of the Above 15
  16. 16. Q11. Which region in the Earth consists primarily of solid iron? A. region A B. region B C. region C D. region D E. Q12. Which layer in the Earth does not transmit S-waves? A. the crust B. the mantle C. the inner core D. the outer core Q13. The crust of the earth is made mostly of A. oxygen & silicon B. iron & silicon C. iron & nickel D. copper & nickel Cut to Anchor 19: I am confident that you have all scored well. I hope you enjoyed the lesson as much as I did and are looking forward to the next class. Thank you for your attention and see you next time. 16