10,000 Year Clock Being Built Inside a Mountain in West Texas

Posted on June 23, 2011

10000 Year Clock Cave


A 10,000 Year Clock is being built inside a mountain in West Texas. The clock will move forward once a year. It also includes a century hand that moves only once every 100 years. The cuckoo will emerge from the clock on the millennium.

The clock will be 200 feet tall when completed. Amazon.com CEO and founder Jeff Bezos is helping to fund the project.

Here are some highlights of the 10,000 Year Clock: You can find the clock's website here. The site includes updates on the construction of the clock.

Photo: 10,000 Year Clock Project