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Introduction: Boiling Earth: Fierce Earth (Series 2) (01:24)


This brief overview of the heat inside the Earth's core orients viewers with excerpts from the upcoming program.

Earth's Composition (03:07)

Iceland is a unique place on the Earth that demonstrates both a cold surface and evidence of the hot inner layers. Learn about the different layers of the Earth's interior and how geysers are formed.

The Silfra Fissure (04:00)

Learn about plate tectonics and their influence on volcanoes. Follow along on a diving expedition between two continental plates.

The Jetovator (03:15)

Leo attempts to harness the power of a geyser with a water jet flying machine. What looks like a simple task turns out to be anything but.

Boulby Mine (06:08)

Travel deep into the mine to learn how hot it gets deep in the Earth. The mine face is the hottest point in the mine, and heavy machinery drills into the Earth at this point.

Geothermal Power (04:29)

25 percent of Iceland's power comes from geothermal power plants. Steam harnessed from the Earth is used to create electrical power for Iceland residents.

Mid-Atlantic Ridge (01:58)

Visit the above-ground Icelandic location where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet and separate.

Viking Traditions (03:06)

Learn how the Vikings cooked food in the chilly Iceland climate. Residents use geothermal heat to demonstrate this tradition.

Credits: Boiling Earth: Fierce Earth (Series 2) (00:52)

Credits: Boiling Earth: Fierce Earth (Series 2)

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Boiling Earth: Fierce Earth (Series 2)

Part of the Series : Fierce Earth (Series 2)
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Featuring footage from the BBC and other natural history archives, the Fierce Earth series showcases the power of nature's fury. This episode focuses on the Earth's interior. Viewers learn about plate tectonics, geysers and geothermal power. A BBC Production.

Length: 29 minutes

Item#: BVL95103

ISBN: 978-1-68272-304-3

Copyright date: ©2014

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