Better bring a life preserver.

Face it, since your childhood you've often looked down and wondered exactly where you'd end up if you began to dig straight down. The old folks used to say that you'd end up in China.

Maybe others across the globe would, but those kids digging up the yard or the playground here in Bangor, wouldn't.

Looks like you're going to end up about 500 hundred miles off the west coast of Australia in the Indian Ocean.

Hopefully a cruise ship will be conveniently located nearby, serving up a buffet, and with a tender available to come out and save you.

We used to figure this out.  The exact coordinates as to where you'd end up straight down from Bangor is 44° 48' 4.3" S, 111° 13' 19.9" E.

Dig it, baby.



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