BBC Future: Journey to the Centre of the Earth

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How far under the earth is nuclear waste buried?

How far under the earth is nuclear waste buried? How deep in the ocean was the deepest underwater wedding? Climb into one of the exploration vessels and discover the answers to these questions. Challenge a friend to find out the depth at which diamonds form or what resides on the ocean floor. Find out what lies beneath in this highly interactive experience that travels almost four thousand miles inside the Earth all the way to the inner core. Have fun exploring Earth’s layers and oceans without getting wet or getting too hot!

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