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why is the lithosphere considered stronger than the asthensphere?
-- William Pesante (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 06, 2001
the lithosphere is considered the stronger of the two, because it maintains a relatively cool temperture; unlike the athenosphere which stays hot & near its melting point.
-- Joseph L. Cook (Darkchild82@excite.com), February 06, 2001.