Write two characteristics of each of the following:

(a) Crust (b) Mantle (c) Core


Two characteristics of Crust, Mantle and Core are:

(a) Crust

  • Crust is the uppermost layer over the earth’s surface.
  • It is the thinnest of all the layers.

(b) Mantle

  • Mantle is a very thick layer of rocks.
  • It lies just beneath the crust.

(c) Core

  • Core is the innermost layer of the earth.
  • It is mainly made up of nickel and iron.