The Deepest Hole Dug By Humans

It doesn’t look like much but this is the world’s deepest hole (Rakot13 — Own work)

On May 24th, 1970, a massive drill made by the Russian company Uralmash spun up for the first time. A small group of workers, scientists, and engineers watched as the drill began to penetrate the frozen ground. The team had set up shop in the frigid northern regions of the Kola Peninsula. Their mission was to dig a hole through the…




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