Greater Columbia, Chapin, Irmo, Lexington and Lake Murray.

Monday, July 20, 2009

The Big Dig!

Cool Stuff Category (I'll have more of this from time to time)
Did you ever dream of digging a hole so deep it came out the other side of the earth? Where would you end up? Well, with this cool online site, you can find out. It's cool!

Scientifically speaking it would be impossible to dig a tunnel through to the other side of the world, but it’s fun to pretend! If you attempted to dig a hole to the other side of the Earth, you would be digging through: More than 12 000 kilometres of solid rock and molten magma; Rock reaching temperatures up to 6000 ÂșC; Extreme pressures up to 300 million times greater than the pressures we experience on the surface of the Earth!

I live in Chapin, South Carolina. My hole would come out about 1500 miles west of Australia in the Indian Ocean. Try it for some fun!
Starting the Big Dig near Chapin, SC!

End up in the Indian Ocean!

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