There Are Mountains Deep Within the Earth

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Scientists think they’ve discovered some peaks taller than Mt Everest deep beneath the earth’s crust, and this range might be the key to one of the biggest mysteries in geology!
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Sources:
science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6428/696
www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/03/rugged-mountains-taller-everest-lurk-deep-inside-earth/
science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6428/736
link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-020-00649-y
www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/decades-long-quest-drill-earths-mantle-may-soon-hit-pay-dirt-180957908/
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  1. Curas1
    Curas1
    Ditë më parë

    Oh ok, I was wondering where King was in hollow earth. Lol

  2. beast are the best
    beast are the best
    2 ditë më parë

    These people don't really check there comments

  3. J-TV
    J-TV
    3 ditë më parë

    Hollow earth.

  4. M Nadim Sz
    M Nadim Sz
    3 ditë më parë

    In a book that was written about 14 hundred years ago, there is mention of very large mountains deep inside the earth that were placed there to stabilize the earth. I'm not sure if those are the same mountains the book was talking about. Have you read that book? it's really popular.

  5. voidremoved
    voidremoved
    4 ditë më parë

    Eee Tee took it to go home

  6. Aurora Jones
    Aurora Jones
    4 ditë më parë

    So wait...the earth is not hollow? *snicker* Its flat AND hollow. Get it right or pay my price.

  7. Power Quest
    Power Quest
    4 ditë më parë

    I thought the thumbnail was Graystillplays playing Solar Smash killing the earth again..

  8. Scott Nunnemaker
    Scott Nunnemaker
    4 ditë më parë

    I guess I could just look this up, but at any point have any oil deposited been subducted and like caught fire or anything cool?

  9. Yves C.
    Yves C.
    5 ditë më parë

    Dude looks like he owns a van with free candy written on the side

    1. Chris Miller
      Chris Miller
      4 ditë më parë

      The dude does, had to think about that one for a minute , lol

  10. Ameha K
    Ameha K
    5 ditë më parë

    They're not missing, they're hidden under the surface. Big difference.

  11. Albert Sitoe
    Albert Sitoe
    7 ditë më parë

    Hollow Earthers Rejoice!

  12. Like Bot
    Like Bot
    7 ditë më parë

    Doesn't Iceland kinda make this a "duh" video?

  13. W R
    W R
    8 ditë më parë

    Oh okay good

  14. Helen allen
    Helen allen
    11 ditë më parë

    this dudes ears have to be measured in football fields

  15. BACHOMP
    BACHOMP
    11 ditë më parë

    Underdark confirmed

  16. Calvin North
    Calvin North
    12 ditë më parë

    Who knew the one piece was beneath the earth’s crust

  17. weakpig
    weakpig
    12 ditë më parë

    hollow earth????

  18. sparky9c22
    sparky9c22
    13 ditë më parë

    Do not fear. Live or die, have FAITH in Jesus Christ! Thank you.

    1. Amber Nope
      Amber Nope
      6 ditë më parë

      💜💙💚

  19. Zasek2112
    Zasek2112
    13 ditë më parë

    The world is hollow and I have touched the sky.

  20. Gouka Chow
    Gouka Chow
    13 ditë më parë

    On the lowest dungeon of the highest peak...

  21. Alberto Sanchez
    Alberto Sanchez
    13 ditë më parë

    Bah lame

  22. Raphael Krag
    Raphael Krag
    13 ditë më parë

    In geology, this place is also known as "graveyard of the plates".

  23. E. Brundige
    E. Brundige
    14 ditë më parë

    Got a link to the video on the mantle? I've searched and don't know where to look.

  24. MaverickBlue
    MaverickBlue
    14 ditë më parë

    "You can watch that other episode right after this" Sure I could, if there was a link to it.....

  25. Zazz Razzamatazz
    Zazz Razzamatazz
    14 ditë më parë

    Come on guys, can't you at least put imperial system equivalents as a text or graphic on screen? It really sucks to have to keep googling to find out how many miles 660km is.

  26. Robert Lackey
    Robert Lackey
    14 ditë më parë

    I just read about the theory that the blobs may be Theia remnants...

  27. Jean-Philippe Gruette
    Jean-Philippe Gruette
    15 ditë më parë

    Even if the seismic methods are not very accurate, it is an eye opener. Thank you !

  28. David Taylor
    David Taylor
    15 ditë më parë

    So I guess I'm the only person bothered by the the little fluff of dust on the seismograph needle?

  29. Scatterbrain
    Scatterbrain
    15 ditë më parë

    It's for you sir... someone named Orpheus on line 2, and he's not happy!

  30. Fr3Eze1992
    Fr3Eze1992
    15 ditë më parë

    So these mountains are made of old seafloor material? Does that mean there's also...oil there? *sounds of democracy helicopters closing in*

  31. Moyn Debs
    Moyn Debs
    15 ditë më parë

    Until we have technology to drill there nothing is sure. Sampling is better than Probing. Subsurface conditions are different from surface conditions

  32. Lonktha Swonkman
    Lonktha Swonkman
    15 ditë më parë

    That thumbnail looks really bad

  33. Gaurav Sinha
    Gaurav Sinha
    16 ditë më parë

    Jules Verne would be happy to add even more to his 'Journey To The Centre Of The Earth.' 😀

  34. Scotchtoberfest
    Scotchtoberfest
    16 ditë më parë

    Bro is it cold in the studio?

  35. Fossil Draws
    Fossil Draws
    16 ditë më parë

    Is this john or hank?

  36. Nome Sobrenome
    Nome Sobrenome
    16 ditë më parë

    I liked how you guys didn't even bother giving the measures in imperial units.

  37. Jason Arencibia
    Jason Arencibia
    16 ditë më parë

    idk, how, why, who, or whatever. but a long time ago I heard that there was mountains, basically almost reverse carbon copies of the mountains on the surface. I mean this video sounds better than carbon copies, but they have said there was mountains down there for awhile. maybe it was a theory then, now they have more data! But for some reason, I somewhat remember it being lower down, like causing turbulence in the outer liquid core. but, I imagine they are all over the place down there... but it's been forever since the idea of there being neat spherical layers was changed for me... but we still have flat earthers, so with them everything is flat, even their brains!

  38. George
    George
    16 ditë më parë

    It's funny how they show us the earth in so many layers as if they seen it, when in fact the deepest hole ever dug is 12,289 meters. So actually they don't know anything. It's just a bunch of lies that we are supposed believe as FACT.

  39. Atillatzke
    Atillatzke
    17 ditë më parë

    Could these be the mountains mentioned in the Qur'an which weaken earthquakes?

  40. Normal name
    Normal name
    17 ditë më parë

    So what ur saying is to become the next Rothschild i just need to invest in a drilling company capable of extracting these minerals.

  41. Samael
    Samael
    17 ditë më parë

    Finally we get Cthulhu

  42. No Thanks
    No Thanks
    17 ditë më parë

    If convection is happening in the mantle then it seems entirely logical that deformations will occur in the boundary layers...

  43. Samuel Luciano
    Samuel Luciano
    17 ditë më parë

    Flat earthers: Hollow earthers:Nice!

  44. Kooky Piranha
    Kooky Piranha
    17 ditë më parë

    ah yes, there are also carvings of peolpes faces in apples, you just have to make them into faces

  45. Anish Singh
    Anish Singh
    17 ditë më parë

    Ah yes, the HOLLOW EARTH

  46. Brett Richardson
    Brett Richardson
    17 ditë më parë

    >white people hearing about a new mt Everest 🤔

  47. Qi Ai
    Qi Ai
    17 ditë më parë

    "As it is above, so it is below" - Thoth

  48. Jeff L
    Jeff L
    17 ditë më parë

    The last thing he says is we can watch another video about it after this.... but I cant. Where is it?

  49. Jason Kaler
    Jason Kaler
    17 ditë më parë

    so... the earth isn't flat? I've heard that too but thought it was just a conspiracy.

  50. Lalu
    Lalu
    17 ditë më parë

    Hidden Earth's element on the boundary of the Earth's mantle. USA : "Heavy breathing"

  51. Luigi Board
    Luigi Board
    17 ditë më parë

    Are they Misty? Cause I feel like singing a song then going on a journey...nay an adventure, with my guys

  52. deth
    deth
    17 ditë më parë

    So on the scale of the earth... they are spheres. Good to know.

  53. msd
    msd
    17 ditë më parë

    How is it known? We’ve only drilled 8 miles deep.

  54. MrBlackDragon
    MrBlackDragon
    17 ditë më parë

    Hollow Earth is real this proves it. Lol

  55. Kelvin Rodriguez Jr
    Kelvin Rodriguez Jr
    17 ditë më parë

    Conspiracy theorists are gonna love this one

  56. Thomas Putney
    Thomas Putney
    17 ditë më parë

    algorithmic punch!

  57. Pepe Sylvia
    Pepe Sylvia
    17 ditë më parë

    Disk of material you say? Flat earth confirmed.

  58. Omar Yassen
    Omar Yassen
    17 ditë më parë

    And He has set up on the earth mountains standing firm, lest it should shake with you; and rivers and roads; that ye may guide yourselves; (Quran 16:15) وَأَلْقَىٰ فِي الْأَرْضِ رَوَاسِيَ أَنْ تَمِيدَ بِكُمْ وَأَنْهَارًا وَسُبُلًا لَعَلَّكُمْ تَهْتَدُونَ 15

  59. Anders Vesterholt
    Anders Vesterholt
    17 ditë më parë

    I did my PhD on this topic, namely numerical modelling of how the 660 discontinuity as a crustal graveyard and how it affects convection across it. Deflections of the 660 discontinuity is commonly associated with rising plumes and subduction slabs, but it can just as easily be caused by compositional variations. Depleted and primitive mantle also has a very complicated thermodynamic relation to density in this region, because removing aluminium, calcium and iron removes garnet immediately below the 660 discontinuity, forcing a larger volume fraction of the comparatively denser perovskite phase in the assemblage. Depleted mantle may thus be denser than primitive, which is the opposite of what goes at shallower depths.

  60. Mohamed Noor
    Mohamed Noor
    17 ditë më parë

    yesss thats where Godzilla and the other titans live

    1. Adrian M
      Adrian M
      17 ditë më parë

      Cabin in the Woods type beat

  61. Necro Nomaken
    Necro Nomaken
    17 ditë më parë

    If they are chunks of oceanic crust, is it possible there is life or at least evidence of life locked inside?

  62. scot60
    scot60
    18 ditë më parë

    This illustration looks like baby Yoda’s egg pod

  63. Dixie Ten Broeck
    Dixie Ten Broeck
    18 ditë më parë

    One would imagine that, during subduction, irregularities such as tall mountains would just sheer off. Was that considered?

  64. SHADOW THOUGHTS
    SHADOW THOUGHTS
    18 ditë më parë

    This implies that the oceanic crust can possibly be lost forever rather than recycled, thus slowly reducing materials for our magnetosphere...Any Mars theories?

  65. hasarutoe tensakey
    hasarutoe tensakey
    18 ditë më parë

    Idiots didn't even realize they found the earth within the earth

  66. Ronald Logan
    Ronald Logan
    18 ditë më parë

    too bad you can't just put the earth in a giant band saw and slice it up

  67. epockismet
    epockismet
    18 ditë më parë

    Fetal worlds? ⛅✌

  68. Bryan McGucken
    Bryan McGucken
    18 ditë më parë

    I wonder if these mountains are somehow related to where hot spots are, or aren't.

  69. Howard C. Shaw III
    Howard C. Shaw III
    18 ditë më parë

    Not very pleased with the tone of the implications in this one. Do you have any evidence that scientists actually thought or spoke of the mantle boundaries as smooth? Do you have any to-scale graphics of the boundary using actual measurements that would not look like smooth spheres when scaled to the size of a globe image? How much would an accurate graphic actually differ? I don't think the interesting science here needed the veneer of 'correcting scientists' bad models,' much less attacking the strawman that 'artistic renderings for school-books' equates to 'what scientists thought it really looked like'.

  70. Lianhua Xin
    Lianhua Xin
    18 ditë më parë

    The subterranean magma men are real!

  71. Onebeets 1
    Onebeets 1
    18 ditë më parë

    did you say... TREASURE

  72. Fancy Yu
    Fancy Yu
    18 ditë më parë

    I'm thinking those mountains are full of ancient alien fossils.

  73. Cthulhu Has Risen
    Cthulhu Has Risen
    18 ditë më parë

    If you are going to use KM could you at least put miles in parentheses? Yanks don't learn metric first, if at all.

  74. Lucky Eteeths
    Lucky Eteeths
    18 ditë më parë

    sure i believe what u said, im pretty sure there is also a river and trees down there

  75. Jose Echevarria
    Jose Echevarria
    18 ditë më parë

    Maybe Godzilla's hollow earth is true after all

  76. CornerTalker
    CornerTalker
    18 ditë më parë

    Now do one on those hot spots, plumes from the deep, like Yellowstone and Hawaii.

  77. marktimmer2212
    marktimmer2212
    18 ditë më parë

    Where are the diamonds exactly?

  78. Melted Camera
    Melted Camera
    18 ditë më parë

    Ok I think we need a video explaining how they used earthquakes to map the mantle because that sounds mad

    1. No Thanks
      No Thanks
      17 ditë më parë

      Look up pressure waves (p-waves) and shear waves (s-waves).

  79. Resplendent Moron
    Resplendent Moron
    18 ditë më parë

    God, just think of all the oil that might be down there! We've got to drill DEEPER

  80. Lakhanpal Singh
    Lakhanpal Singh
    18 ditë më parë

    Topography of Mantle.... Whoo interesting

  81. C O
    C O
    18 ditë më parë

    so this is what happened with the kid that was bullied in school.

  82. Maria Carter
    Maria Carter
    18 ditë më parë

    Mountains in the sea and we aren't living on a globe it's spheroid.... 😄

  83. Adams
    Adams
    18 ditë më parë

    It amazes me how Quran described this phenomenon

  84. Leomoon101
    Leomoon101
    18 ditë më parë

    Seismic Kick, EARTH!

  85. James England
    James England
    18 ditë më parë

    The problem with our understanding is the whole idea of "what we know about the formation of our solar system." We've never observed it, can't repeat it, and know very little about it. Our theories of origins need to be subject to our observations of reality, as in this case of the innards of the earth, not the other way around. You know, the scientific approach.

  86. Slartibarfast is god himself
    Slartibarfast is god himself
    18 ditë më parë

    Never have i seen a greasy man as Stefan

  87. Endymion766
    Endymion766
    18 ditë më parë

    Doesnt this also mean the crust that borders the mantle also has its own upside down rocky mountains inverted to fit those of the mantle?

  88. Hati Keseorangan
    Hati Keseorangan
    18 ditë më parë

    Its already prove all my hypothesis is correct... This is how we can have some collection of a big ancient bone and tree... And maybe some ancient civilization inside the mountains... ;) No wonder why old species or so big... :)

  89. Adam
    Adam
    18 ditë më parë

    Can we get a Crash Course: Geology soon?

  90. Josh Hughes
    Josh Hughes
    18 ditë më parë

    I wonder if chunks of these mountains break off ever?

  91. culwin
    culwin
    18 ditë më parë

    Earth confirmed hollow. Thanks, SciShow!

  92. Greg
    Greg
    18 ditë më parë

    Anyone else feel somewhat uncomfortable when thinking about how we know more about what's nonillions (10^30) of kilometers above us than what's a few thousand kilometers beneath us?

  93. Edhi Kurniawan
    Edhi Kurniawan
    18 ditë më parë

    I guess if someone percieve time at 1000x speed, earth is a scary place to live.

  94. Senor Esteban
    Senor Esteban
    18 ditë më parë

    Sculptors say that the statue exists in the block of marble and their job is to remove everything that isn’t the statue. Guess that’s true of underground mountains, too.

  95. Teth47
    Teth47
    18 ditë më parë

    The thing about reality is that it's just a bunch of stuff happening. There are no neat boxes, categories, or boundaries, it's all just a bunch of stuff happening. Categories and boxes and boundaries are just our human way of understanding reality. It's important to remember this when you think that what you're experiencing is the world.

    1. SigbinNinja
      SigbinNinja
      17 ditë më parë

      I really like this

  96. chicken man
    chicken man
    18 ditë më parë

    One man's floor is another man's roof. O wait does that mean one man's roof is another man's floor hmmmmm the questions we ponder at times 😦

  97. Rich Another
    Rich Another
    18 ditë më parë

    Please, type in Ingrid Newkirk's 'Animal kind', thank you.

  98. Sirius K
    Sirius K
    18 ditë më parë

    wait until some weird obsidian rectangle has a near transparent purple plane in it, and when you enter that weird thing you found le nether

  99. Oat lord
    Oat lord
    18 ditë më parë

    I hate you, youtube suggested popup bar.

  100. RickySTT
    RickySTT
    18 ditë më parë

    3:21 *spheres