The Earth's Mantle

The three main layers of Earth include the crust, the core, and which other layer?

  • A. stratosphere
  • B. mantle
  • C. ocean
  • D. ice caps

79% of players knew the correct answer: B., mantle

The Earth has three main layers, with the core at the center, then the mantle as the middle layer, and the crust as the outer layer. The mantle is semi-liquid, made of molten rock, and makes up about 84% of Earth's volume.


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Question of the Day: The Earth's Mantle
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