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Interactive Map Shows Where on Earth You’d Be If You Dug Straight Through the Ground

There is a common exercise for kids that involves trying to imagine in what country you’d show up if you dig a straight tunnel to the exact opposite side of the world. Would you go to Nepal? Australia? Or maybe you will find yourself on an island you have never heard of. Well, you don’t have to imagine it any more. Now, you can use the Antipodes Map that actually shows you where exactly will you end up if you literary start digging under you, in a straight line!

This fascinating map is extremely simple to use: just type the specific address or city you would like to start and then this Google-powered map will show you where exactly would toy end up on the other side. If you have a plan to choose the North America or most of Europe as a starting point, there is a huge possibility you will end up somewhere in the ocean! But this is something completely normal. The creators of this map said that many of the locations on land actually don’t have many land-based antipodes.

Visit this amazing Antipodes Map to chart these kind of journeys by yourself! Small hint: if you want to land somewhere dry – try their list of antipodes cities.

Have you ever asked yourself where would you end up if you started digging a whole under you? On this map you can just enter your address…


But most likely you will end up in the ocean

If you want to make sure that you would end up on dry land, the people that made this map are giving you a list of cities to get started with.


Left: Tai Mo Shan, Hong Kong | Right: Yavi, Jujuy, Argentina


 Left: Junín, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina | Right: Haizhou, Lianyungang, Jiangsu, China

Left: Ulan-Ude, Buryatia, Russia | Right: Natales, Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile


Left: Sumatera Selatan 30111, Indonesia | Right: Neiva, Huila, Colombia

Left: Haibowan, Wuhai, Inner Mongolia, China | Right: Mariquina, Región de los Ríos, Chile

Left: Padang, Padang City, West Sumatra, Indonesia | Right: Esmeraldas Province, Ecuador

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