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Channels of fluid heat interchange in the endless underground dimension

Liquid Hot Magma What you have my friend is an abstracted version of the geothermal Earth. There is a hot dense pocket (the core) on the inside; a light cold pocket (the surface) on the outside; and ...
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Channels of fluid heat interchange in the endless underground dimension

Heatpipes Heatpipes are used to transfer heat from one area to another and are very common in computers and other compact electronic equipment. They are a sealed tube that is partially filled with a ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

Glacial dam that breaks This is something that has actually happened in the far distant past (without the involvement of magic). Broken ice dam blamed for 300-year chill Geological evidence shows ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

Geology doesn't always work slowly, there's not necessarily a need to use magic to explain subsidence. Look at Mediterranean islands like Santorini, or Tonga more recently. There is evidence to ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

GIGA DRILL BREAK! Landmasses float over the planet mantle. They're basically stone boats sailing an ocean of magma. What's important is that, to achieve buoyancy, the landmass needs enough ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

Mining! You don't need to create a reason for why a whole landmass might be sinking into the water... because real people already done that! As the great Tom Scott explains in his video about the ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

A Tidally-Locked Moon: A bit like this question. Pretty much what it says. A moon has shifted orbit and the moon and planet are tidally locked with the moon closer to the planet. Perhaps magic caused ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

. . . that minimal magic epoxy will disappear soon. . . The landmass is inaccessible because it is underwater. It is underwater because 1000 years ago the greatest wizards in the world came together ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

You could consider something like isostatic readjustment - due to glacial action. The weight of a glacier on top of a continent will depress the continent; essentially, this pushes the continent into ...
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Scientifically plausible way to sink a landmass

The Islands are not Rising, the Sea level is falling. While the whole earth can not be under water, you can limit your game area to an archipelago where the starting island is slightly higher than the ...
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