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Billionaire Branson Plans Trip To Center Of Earth?

Monday, April 2, 2012 5:53
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Richard Branson jokes that he is headed to the ‘centre of the Earth’ after James Cameron beat him to deepest point on planet

By Daily Mail Reporter

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Sir Richard Branson has announced that he is headed to the ‘centre of Earth’, although don’t take his extravagant plans too seriously.

The tycoon declared his intentions after Titanic director James Cameron became the first solo diver to reach the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean, which is the deepest point on the planet.

The owner of Virgin Group, who had hopes of his own to become the first person to make the deep-sea plunge, but maintained his sense of humour with his faux goal to journey deep inside the planet’s core.

 
'Centre of Earth' British tycoon Sir Richard Branson joked that he would journey down a volcano to the planet's core

‘Centre of Earth’ British tycoon Sir Richard Branson joked that he would journey down a volcano to the planet’s core

Branson teased about his less-than-serious plans on his website: ‘I have long held a fascination with volcanoes having read Jules Verne’s “Journey to the Centre of the Earth” as a young boy.’

http://www.asianage.com/newsmakers/billionaire-branson-plans-trip-centre-earth-122

He went on to say: ‘Volcanoes are the next great unexplored terrain. What can I say, I lava challenge!’

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  • Anonymous

    More likely Branson is aware of the holes at the poles. After all he does own an airline……….. ;-)

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