STRANGEST Holes on Earth

April 6, 2016

Number 10. The Darvaze Gas Crater. In Turkmenistan is the burning, stinking, sulphurous crater known as the Gate to Hell. In 1971 Soviet engineers were drilling the area known to hold one of the largest deposits of natural gas. Number 9. The Well Of Chand Baori. Legend has it that this 13 story water well was carved out of the rock by spirits in a single night, and dedicated to…

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Deepest Hole in The Ocean!

April 6, 2016

The Saltstraumen has the strongest tidal current in the world. Up to 400,000,000 cubic metres (520,000,000 cu yd) of seawater forces its way through a 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long and 150-metre (490 ft) wide strait every six hours, with water speeds reaching 22 knots (41 km/h; 25 mph). Vortices known as whirlpools or maelstroms up to 10 metres (33 ft) in diameter and 5 metres (16 ft) in depth are…

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