Geothermal Energy: Exploration and History

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What are the main ways geothermal energy reaches the earth's surface?

Volcanoes, fumaroles, hot springs, and mud pots

Which countries have a significant role in geothermal power generation, according to the text?

Kenya, Iceland, El Salvador, and New Zealand

What is the main fluid found in geothermal reservoirs?

Steam and very hot water

What initiated the development of geothermal power in Lardarello?

A group of Italians who built an electric generator in 1904

What are some common uses of hot mineral springs mentioned in the text?

Bathing, cooking, and heating

What is the origin of the word 'geothermal'?

It comes from Greek words meaning 'Earth's heat'

Which part of the Earth produces the heat for geothermal energy?

The mantle, the outer core, and the inner core

What are some common uses of geothermal energy mentioned in the text?

Heating buildings and producing electricity

What characterizes the development and production of geothermal energy?

An existing and promising international market

What is the relationship between depth and temperature according to the text?

The deeper you dig towards the center of the Earth, the warmer it gets

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