Ingenlääp Ultrabore Project

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The entrance to the borehole is located inside this structure.

The Ingenlääp Ultrabore Project, short for Ingenlääp Technical University Ultradeep Borehole Project, is an ongoing scientific experiment intended to drill as deeply as possible into the Urth's crust. Located in the sparsely populated parish of Ingenlääp, Mexregiona, the site was selected by researchers because, while the continental crust on the surface tends to be thicker than oceanic crust, due to the effects of gravity, the distance from the surface to the core of the Urth is slightly smaller near the poles than it is near the Aequator.

While the project was first organized, and is still lead, by researchers at the Urth Sciences Department at Ingenlääp Technical University in Vlöcivil, since the project's inception in 1999, researchers from various universities and other entities across the world have joined in the project, which has implications not only for geological knowledge but for applications in fields such as petroleum extraction and nuclear waste disposal. As of 2021, the hole had reached a depth of 12,261m, making it the deepest artificial point in the Urth's crust and the longest borehole in true vertical depth in the world.