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Doorway to Hell

Monday, September 29th, 2008
Posted in Uncategorized by Joel Gross

In Darvaz, Turkmenistan, geologists were drilling for gas 35 years ago. While drilling, they hit an underground cavern filled with gas and their drilling rig and camp collapsed into the cave and ignited the gas. For the last 35 years the burning gas in the cavern has burned so intensely that the locals have taken to calling it the “Door to Hell”. Check out the video below of the Doorway to Hell: