The Gates of Hell: Forever-Burning Crater of Poison

June 29, 2011 · Print This Article

[ By Delana in Energy & Fuel & Geography & Travel & Nature & Ecosystems. ]

Turkmenistan is known for its offbeat tourist attractions, but one of the most strange is the gap in the ground known as

The Gates of Hell. The gap, an impressive 230 feet across, is filled with leaping flames that have been lighting up the area for 40 years.

Those looking for supernatural meanings could certainly come up with many to describe this surreal site. The […]

[Source] Delana


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