Journey To The Center Of The Earth Update

It really sounds like these guys were well trained and kept their wits

COPIAPO, Chile – Their self-imposed rations were meager: Two spoonfuls of tuna, a sip of milk, a bite of cracker and a morsel of peach every other day.

That iron discipline kept 33 miners trapped a half-mile underground alive for 17 days on just two days’ worth of emergency rations. And the same strength may be needed while they wait for rescuers to dig a tunnel wide enough to get them out — an operation that Chilean officials say may take until Christmas.

I still can’t grapple with what these guys are facing for the next few months. They’re much better men than I, Gunga Din.

I was very glad to read this

The miners can still reach many chambers and access ramps in the lower reaches of the mine, and have used a separate area some distance from their reinforced emergency refuge as their bathroom.

I’m sure Sheryl Crow has some tips for them in that department…

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