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What is the temperature of the inner core of the Earth?

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What is the temperature of the inner core of the Earth?

Earth's Layers:

The Earth has several different layers. The crust that we live upon is the thinnest layer at just a few miles thick: the inner core and mantle are several thousand miles in thickness.

Answer and Explanation:

The temperature of the inner core of the Earth is about 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit, meaning that the core is about as hot as the surface of the Sun. ...

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