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    I like what you’re doing. It’s good for natural science of all branches to be challenged in all of their old assumptions. This is especially as new technology to gather data becomes available. However, I have a question about the Kola deep borehole in Murmansk Russia. Per the following article, there was unexpected water encounterd part way down. But there was also unexpected Heat 180 degrees C at the bottom end of the bore. In fact this is why they had to stop drilling as the rock material material took on the toughness more like plastic at the higher temperature. With the UM don’t we expect a drilling to get colder not hotter? http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/kola-superdeep-borehole

    #30530

    Great question! It all depends on how close the drill comes to fault lines where gravitational frictional heating occurs. As you continue to read, you will find plenty of evidence and examples of the earth’s heat originating along fault lines and tectonic plate boundaries.

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    Brooke MckayBrooke Mckay
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    It’s also important to note what it talks about in chapter 5.4 on page 94. Not only was the water they encountered unexpected but also that amount of heat. As you mentioned they had to stop drilling, ultimately at 7.6 miles, which at that high of a temp at that shallow of a depth using their magma theory thermal gradient, with the heat source coming from the earths core, would put the temperature of our earth’s core at over 350,000 degrees! Thousands of times hotter than the surface of the sun! An interior that hot does not work for any theory! It got way too hot way too fast, according to the magma centered theory. But taking into account what Jacob said, if the heat source is in the crust itself via frictional heating, it makes sense. It also makes sense why sometimes they drill and find cooler temps, like when they drilled in Long Valley CA. Less frictional heating, less heat.

    #30732

    As part of the work I do as a geologist exploring for petroleum, it is very, very important to understand how temperature changes with depth. I was just working in Wyoming. There are more than 122,000 oil wells drilled in the state of Wyoming. Some target oil reserves a few hundred feet under the surface, while the deepest Wyoming oil well is 24,988 feet deep. They take a temperature measurement at the bottom of each hole. EVERY temperature measurement from these oil wells shows that temperature increases with depth. Some of these wells are miles are miles from the nearest fault and there are no tectonic plate boundaries in Wyoming.

    You need to reconsider your temperature gradient model, UM.

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