holes are not only amazing, but some of
really terrifying - especially #8! The sheer
holes reminds you of just how tiny you
Kimberley Big Hole - South
largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world,
1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds
being closed in 1914.
amount of earth removed by workers is estimated to
Hole - Monticello Dam,
hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and
needs to be drained from the
the "Glory Hole" at Monticello
the largest in the world of this type
spillway, its size enabling it to consume
cubic feet of water every
can be seen at the top left of the photo above.
were to jump in for some reason, your body would
out near the bottom of the dam (below). There is
person known to have had this experience. She
Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah
supposedly the largest
on earth. Extraction began in
continues today, the pit increasing
constantly. In its current state the
miles deep and 2.5 miles wide.
Blue Hole , Belize
incredible geographical phenomenon known as
hole is situated 60 miles off the mainland of
are numerous blue holes around the
as stunning as this one.
surface level the near perfectly circular hole is ¼
wide, and the depth in the middle reaches
Obviously the hole is a huge hit with
Diamond Mine , Serbia
pretty sure most people have seen this
absolute beast and holds the title of
diamond mines in the world. At 525
with a top diameter of 1200 meters,
no-fly zone above the hole due to a
having been sucked in.
arrow in the photo above is pointing
incredible mine can be found
of Yellowknife in Canada ...
is so huge and the area so remote
has its own airport with a runway large
to accommodate a Boeing 737.
equally cool when the surrounding
sinkhole is caused when water,
rainwater or sewage, is
up by the earth on a large
resulting in the ground
photos are of a sinkhole that occurred
this year in Guatemala . The hole swallowed
homes and killed at least 3 people.
blamed the monster of a hole on a
really terrifying one?
This is the
famous "Rat Hole" that you have heard
It is capable
of swallowing trillions and trillions of
Annually! Never to be heard from again.
It makes me
tremble & shiver!