Russia Plans World's Longest Tunnel, a Link to Alaska

Russia Plans World's Longest Tunnel, a Link to Alaska

April 18 (Bloomberg) -- Russia plans to build the world's
longest tunnel, a transport and pipeline link under the Bering Strait to Alaska, as part of a $65 billion project to supply the U.S. with oil, natural gas and electricity from Siberia. ... more.

This reminds one of Buckminster Fuller, who long ago advocated linking the world's electrical grids to balance loads (assuming low losses on transmission). Looking at his Dymaxion Map gives a new perspective on how close Alaska and Siberia are.

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