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How can the Network layer know the destination IP?

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layth1970

What Layer 3 receives from Layer 4, the transport protocol header does NOT contain anything about the IP address (or host name). So, from where does the layer 3 brings the destination IP address? By other words, is there a common or global source of information available simultaneously to the 7 layers, or the case is that every layer can only get information from the one above it?