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Old 30-04-2014, 04:05 AM   #113
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Arrow 23,000 ft 7,000 m

The Kola Superdeep Borehole (Russian: Кольская сверхглубокая скважина, Kolskaya sverkhglubokaya skvazhina) is the result of a scientific drilling project of the Soviet Union in the Pechengsky District, on the Kola Peninsula.. The project attempted to drill as deep as possible into the Earth's crust.. Drilling began on 24 May 1970 using the Uralmash-4E, and later the Uralmash-15000 series drilling rig. A number of boreholes were drilled by branching from a central hole.. The deepest, SG-3, reached 12,262 metres (40,230 ft) in 1989 and still is the deepest artificial point on Earth..Another story told of O-ne of Cousteau's men fainting in terror after hearing screaming voices in a trench in the Bermuda Triangle...
The main target depth was set at 15,000 m (49,000 ft). On 6 June 1979, the world depth record held by the Bertha Rogers hole in Washita County, Oklahoma, United States, at 9,583 m (31,440 ft) was broken. In 1983, the drill passed 12,000 m (39,000 ft), and drilling was stopped for about a year to celebrate the event..This idle period may have contributed to a breakdown on 27 September 1984: after drilling to 12,066 m (39,587 ft), a 5,000 m (16,000 ft) section of the drill string twisted off and was left in the hole.. Drilling was later restarted from 7,000 m (23,000 ft) a putative borehole in Russia which was purportedly drilled so deep that it broke through into Hell, or at least close to it.. This urban legend has been CirCulating on the Internet since at least 1997.. It is first attested in English as a 1989 broadcast by a U.S. domestic TV BroadCaster, Trinity BN... morning, Bozz, my succulent little Garden Slug..And who will we be scaring today..Listen, I Kneed a favour.. Randall was working late last night out on the scare floor.. I really need the key to the door he was using.. Would you like a sip of Whiskey 20..I do not drink, it is against my religion!.My God!.. The Dukes are going to Freeze Switzerland,Simultaneously in Monte Carlo, Beverly Hills,London, Paris,and Rome.. In this country we say "PappyYuleTide"...

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