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What temperature is the earth's crust?
Question Date: 2016-01-20
Answer 1:

The temperature of the earth's crust (surface of the earth) depends on where we're measuring. In Santa Barbara, the earth's crust is warm. But up in Canada, the earth's crust is covered in snow and very cold. Usually the closer to the equater, the warmer it gets, and the closer to the poles the colder it gets.


Answer 2:

This is different depending on where you are and what season you are in. In the tropics it's usually about 30 °C, at the north pole about 0 °C, and at the south pole about -50 °C in summer and -100 °C in winter. This is because the temperature at the Earth's surface is determined by the energy from the sun rather than radioactivity in the Earth's core.



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