Map: The world’s undersea cables.
A submarine cable is about 0.75 to 2.5 inches in diameter, or about the thickness of three ordinary garden hoses. The longest cable, called the Southern Cross, runs under the Pacific, stretching 18,500 miles.
Popular Mechanics has an interesting story up about how these cables are laid down and maintained, check it out here.

Map: The world’s undersea cables.

A submarine cable is about 0.75 to 2.5 inches in diameter, or about the thickness of three ordinary garden hoses. The longest cable, called the Southern Cross, runs under the Pacific, stretching 18,500 miles.

Popular Mechanics has an interesting story up about how these cables are laid down and maintained, check it out here.

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