Sunday, August 06, 2017

Where would you end up if you dug straight through the Earth from where you are now?

ZME Science asks,
Have you ever wondered where you’d end up if you dug right through the middle of the Earth? Let’s be honest, of course you have. People have different ideas about where they’d end up, but it’s usually just a myth. In the US, they say “digging all the way to China” and in the UK they say it’s in Australia. But in Australia, they say it’s somewhere else in Europe. So which is true?

Well, the people at Antipodes Map have developed an interactive map where you just input your city or post code and they tell you where you end up. As you might expect, most places simply end up in the ocean — as the ocean covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. But let’s have a look.
Read more here.

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