Evidence of the Interior of the Earth

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Evidence of the Earth's Interior

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Volcanic Problems - Magma from volcanoes in the form of lava as well as gas and pyroclastic material. Depth average 80-100 miles.

Ophiolite Complexes - Slabs of Oceanic rock scrapped off a decending Oceanic plate. Average depth 7km.

Deep Mines - Deep gold and diamond mined in South Africa and Canada. Average Depth 4km.

Bore Holes - In Siberia where the crust is thinest…

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