What is the relationship between temperature and depth inside earth?

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Aug 4, 2017

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In general, temperature increases with depth below the earth's surface.

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The rate of temperature increase is called the geothermal gradient. The geothermal gradient varies depending on the geology beneath the surface. The following map shows how the geothermal gradients vary within the United States:
www.dmme.virginia.gov

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