The Gates Of Hell – Turkmenistan


In 1971, Soviet geologists accidentally created a giant crater in the desert when they drilled into a natural gas pocket. So, how did they decide to get rid of the poison gas? They lit the thing on fire. Now it’s more than 40 years later and the crater is still burning. Check out these amazing photos and video of the “Door To Hell” in Turkmenistan

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So where are the environmentalist? Burning of natural resource for over 40 years? That is a lot of resources wasted! Wonder if they could have done something?

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