inner core

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inner core

[¦in·ər ′kȯr]
(geology)
The central part of the earth's core, extending from a depth of 3160 miles (5100 kilometers) to the center of the earth. Also known as siderosphere.
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The best way I can explain it to you is by saying that, for a second or two, I felt as though, instead of going to the center of a continent, I were about to set off for the center of the earth.
To effect the release of natural gas, hydro-fracking forces hundreds of explosions into shale formations down five to ten thousand feet into the center of the earth, causing fissures which release the gas.
Presenting a new field of vision, the terrestrial journey described in Journey to the Center of the Earth is an underground crossing whose points of departure and arrival are two volcanoes, one located in Iceland, the other in Italy.
Books examined (only ones written in English) include Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth, Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World, books by Ray Bradbury, H.
Standish, a professor and author, reveals how the notion of a hollow Earth has been explored in both literature and science, from Dante's Inferno to Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth.
You can enhance your awareness of the central axis by imagining that its line extends from the base of the spine to the center of the earth and from the crown of the head to a star.
At the end, the Baldwin phantom recites from a 1974 lecture on race: "The center of the earth has shifted and the definition of man has shifted with it.
It is as if the very incandescent magma that lies at the center of the earth had left a trace on the photographic paper, scalding it in a burst of fire that seems to have ignited in a sudden flash.
An exclusive hip tracker underneath the platform follows the athlete back and forth on the platform and helps maintain a true center of the earth gravity vector.
Since we have found other ways to discover what's down there, scientists don't talk about going to the center of the Earth anymore.

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