The land surface of the Earth accounts for 1% of its total volume. Travel from the core to Earth's surface, examining the layers that make up our planet.
- The Earth is made up of four layers.
- The Earth's solid inner core is surrounded by a liquid outer core.
- Above the outer core is the mantle, made up of solid and molten rock 3000km deep.
- The Earth's crust is broken into seven moving pieces called tectonic plates.
The surface of the Earth we live on is cool rock, but deep below this our planet is red hot.
There are four layers to the Earth.
A solid inner core is surrounded by a liquid outer core.
Solid inner core
Liquid outer core
Outside this is the mantle, the largest section of Earth, ...
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