Reply to post: Re: High Lithostatic pressure making it hot.

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jzl

Re: High Lithostatic pressure making it hot.

"How does that work then?"

It doesn't. Boyle's law only specifies that temperature changes when you change pressure, not when the pressure is static.

The answer is that the crust of the Earth gets hot fast as you go underground. Because the Earth is hot inside.

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