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Relating to or produced by the internal heat of the earth:‘some 70 per cent of Iceland's energy needs are met from geothermal sources’
- ‘In addition, the ice sheet acts like a huge blanket that locks in the geothermal heat naturally radiated from Earth.’
- ‘Site geologic conditions dictate the economic viability of either type of geothermal system.’
- ‘Alternatively, the present-day geothermal gradient may be lower than that used in calculating the profile.’
- ‘He was long associated with study of geothermal features and water issues of Yellowstone National Park.’
- ‘These rocks were later affected by low-grade metamorphism under high geothermal gradients.’
- ‘The large area of wooden flooring conceals hydronic geothermal heating, using the nearby lake as a heat source/sink.’
- ‘Once wet-based ice covered the area, the limited permafrost would have melted as a result of geothermal heating.’
- ‘There is no way a local authority can say that it cannot grant a building consent for that property because of subsidence or geothermal activity.’
- ‘High geothermal activity and high heat flow at shallow levels in the crust are most likely due to aqueous fluids.’
- ‘The internal, or geothermal, heat from within the Earth is responsible for the fact that temperature increases with depth.’
- ‘A closed-loop geothermal heat pump system relies on the constant temperature of the earth below the frost line.’
- ‘With their geothermal underground springs, Icelanders heat their water for next to nothing.’
- ‘At €750,000, this five-bed property is equipped with a geothermal heat pump and solar panels.’
- ‘Water as hot as 380°C gushes out of geothermal springs along the spreading centers.’
- ‘The average rate of cooling can be translated into mean incision rates assuming a geothermal gradient.’
- ‘As with other alternative sources of energy, geothermal power is considered environmentally friendly.’
- ‘Hopefully in the near future St Lucia will receive its electrical power from this geothermal source.’
- ‘Experts say geothermal heat pumps can be used almost anywhere in the U.S. and the world.’
- ‘On Earth, microbes can derive energy from sources other than the sun, such as chemical and geothermal energy from hydrothermal vents.’
- ‘It descends to a considerable depth, where it picks up geothermal heat and dissolves minerals.’
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