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?  National Geographic has some ideas -

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