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geothermal

, geothermic
of or relating to the heat in the interior of the earth

Geothermal

The heat derived from the Earth. It is the thermal energy contained in the rock and fluid in the Earth’s crust.

geothermal

[¦jē·ō¦thər·məl]
(geophysics)
Pertaining to heat within the earth.
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The rustic cabins are geothermally heated, as are all the buildings.
Later that day I boarded a bus bound for Iceland's national park, pingvellir, with geological wonders including the towering Gullfoss waterfall and the geothermally active valley of Haukadalur, where geysers spout jets of water into the sky every few minutes.
in anaerobic digesters or geothermally heated ecosystems).
fowleri in geothermally heated water in Australia, and in Bath, England, have imposed restrictions in the usage of natural warm water for recreational purposes.
Living near a volcano was not all bad: the soil of the geothermally active region provided distinctively fruitful grapes and rich potting clay.
In several volcanic locations, for instance Yellowstone Park and Iceland, the depth of the geothermally active level is much shallower than normal.
MassInnovation, a Fitchburg development company led by Robert Ansin, is converting an old mill in Lawrence into a complex of 600 condominiums as well as shops and business, all of which will be heated geothermally, making it the largest residential geothermal project in the United States.
Another company, Fuji MicroGaia operates on Maui, on a small scale, and in Sweden, using stainless steel tanks, artificial lighting and geothermally produced electricity.
He's using geothermally heated radiant floors, solar hot water heating and rainwater for irrigation, toilets and clothes washers.
Atmospheric domes are raised and beneath them whole cities are erected, only later to be submerged by oceans engineered through human technologies; meanwhile, the whole surface is geothermally altered, liquified, split open, mined, filled in, and shored up.
Rotorua Airport itself stands on a geothermally active site, with underground temperatures rising above 50[degrees] C in some places--a particularly interesting feature when siting an underground fuel installation
The record company boasts a wind-powered recording studio that is also geothermally heated, built with recycled materials and set within an organic farm in central Minnesota.