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Why can the soil be frosty on top but down below not,is it a sign that the soil is slowly warming up.



The soil freezes from the top down. So the first inch or so can be frozen but below that still be soft. If there is a prolonged spell of frost the ground will freeze to a greater depth.

8 Mar, 2010


the core of the earth is red hot hence volcanoes etc .there is a new form of heating you can get .it intails buying realy big plastic radiaters and burying them with a jcb .this gives you enough hot water and heat for nothing as if you go deep enough the ground is 12 degrees hotter than the serfice in the summer .

8 Mar, 2010


And there's a difference between frost and frozen - frost is just the moisture on top of the soil and sometimes in the air freezing overnight; for the ground to freeze, particularly to any depth, it would have to be below zero C for a considerable period of time.

8 Mar, 2010


yak live in steps wear theres permenent permo frost but still if you can manage to dig deep enough it gets warmer . theres a trick question .
whats dryest a hot desert or a freezing one.
the answer is the freezing one.

8 Mar, 2010

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