CRUST INNER 5 to 25 CORE miles thick 800 miles thickClick on anylayer to findout more. MANTLE OUTER CORE 1,800 miles 1,400 miles thick thick Click here to find out about The Rock Cycle.
The crust of the Earth is composed of a great variety of igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.Click on the type ofrock to find out more. Click here to go back to the la
Formed from molten material including volcanic lava, ash, or bombs as well as magma below Earth’s surface.Click here to find out about Click here to go back to the CThe Rock Cycle.
Made of layers that have been pressed or cemented together Pebbles, sand, silt, or clay are sediments Shells and bones can also be sedimentsClick here to find out aboutThe Rock Cycle. Click here to go back to the
Rocks that are changedby intense heat andpressure while insideEarth’s surfaceIgneous, sedimentary,and even metamorphicrocks can be changedinto differentmetamorphic rocksClick here to find out Click here to goabout The Rock Cycle. back to the CRUST.
The rocks and continents of the world belong to the Earths crust. Beneath that crust is the Earths mantle. The mantle is the thick layer of hot, solid rock between the crust and the molten iron core.Click here to go back tothe layers of the Earth.
The inner core of the Earth, itsinnermost hottest part . It isbelieved to have a temperature similarto the Suns surface. It is believedthat this inner core is a solid ball ofmostly iron, and nickel. Click here to go back to the layers of the Earth.
It is believed that thisouter core is made up ofsuper-heated liquid moltenlava. This lava is believedto be mostly iron, andnickel. Click here to go back to the layers of the Earth.
The rock cycle isa never-endingprocess of rocksforming,weathering, andchanging intoother rocks Click here to go back to the layers of the Earth.