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What layer of Earth and interior where convection currents occur?

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What layer of the earth contains convection currents?

Convection currents in the magma drive plate tectonics. Heat generated from the radioactive decay of elements deep in the interior of the Earth creates magma (molten rock) in

Heat from the earth's interior causes convection currents in which layer of earth?

Heat from the earth's interior causes warmer sections of the softer layer, the asthenosphere, to become buoyant and rise, displacing cooler sections of the asthenosphere, whic

Where does convection current occur on earth?

Convection occurs towards the center of the Earth. The center is mostly made of molten iron, which is a fluid. Because convection is the transfer of heat throughout fluids, if