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Pronunciation: (as-then'u-sfēr"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/asthenosphere.html on line 73 [key]
n. Geol.
the region below the lithosphere, variously estimated as being from fifty to several hundred miles (eighty-five to several hundred kilometers) thick, in which the rock is less rigid than that above and below but rigid enough to transmit transverse seismic waves.

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