If You Dug Straight Down From Augusta, Where Would You End Up?
If you took a shovel and dug straight down from Central Maine, where would you end up?
Contrary to what we were all told when we were kids, the answer is NOT China.
According to the Antipodes Map, you'd actually end up somewhere Southwest of Australia, in the Indian Ocean.
Specifically, at coordinates -44.310583, 110.220337 (44° 18' 38.1" S, 110° 13' 13.2" E)
Of course, all of this is irrelevant because the mole people would get you once you entered their lair.
So, what's REALLY in the center of the Earth? Scientists do have some ideas...
According to Space.com:
At the center of the Earth is the core, which has two parts. The solid, inner core of iron has a radius of about 760 miles (about 1,220 km), according to NASA. It is surrounded by a liquid, outer core composed of a nickel-iron alloy. The outer core is about 1,355 miles (2,180 km) thick. The inner core spins at a different speed than the rest of the planet. This is thought to cause Earth's magnetic
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