Russians Dig to Reach Below Earth’s Crust

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August 31, 1963 | Vol. 84 | No. 9

Russians Dig to Reach Below Earth’s Crust

THE RUSSIANS are digging through land to reach down just below the earth’s crust to the mantle and expect to dig from six to nine miles down within three to five years.

The digging is being done at five locations in the USSR, P...

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