D e p t h ( m )
D e p t h ( f e e t )
Black Rock Desert, Utah
Extrapolated gradient for 80mW/m
and 2 km of basinPavant Butte well120 mW/m
new temperature gradient wells90°C/km60°C/km
Temperatures at depth in the Black Rock Desert, Utah, extrapolated from the new gradient wells.The red squares were measured in 1981 when an oil exploration well at Pavant Butte wasabandoned.