Mind blowing holes in the earth (8 photos)

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Sinkhole in Guatemala

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This sinkhole occurred early this year in Guatemala. The hole swallowed a dozen homes and killed at least 3 people.

Kimberley Big Hole – South Africa

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Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds before being closed in 1914.

Glory Hole – Monticello Dam, California

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A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the reservoir. This is the ‘Glory Hole’ at Monticello dam, and it’s the largest in the world of this type of spillway, its size enabling it to consume 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.

Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah

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This is supposedly the largest man-made excavation on earth. Extraction began in 1863 and still continues today, the pit increasing in size constantly. In its current state the hole is miles deep and 2..5 miles wide.

Great Blue Hole, Belize

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This incredible geographical phenomenon known as a blue hole is situated 60 miles off the mainland of Belize. There are numerous blue holes around the world, but none as stunning as this one.

Mirny Diamond Mine, Serbia

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This one is an absolute beast and holds the title of largest open diamond mine in the world. At 525 meters deep, with a top diameter of 1200 meters, there’s even a no-fly zone above the hole due to a few helicopters having been sucked in.

Diavik Mine, Canada

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The mine is so huge and the area so remote that it has its own airport with a runway large enough to accommodate a Boeing 737. It looks equally cool when the surrounding water is frozen.

The U.S. Government

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This is the famous ‘Rat Hole’ that you have heard about. It is capable of swallowing trillions and trillions of U.S. Dollars… Annually! Never to be heard from again.

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  • Looney

    That last one is so true, all the others just kind of pale in comparison.

  • junephilippines

    hahahaha @ last one

  • Anonymous

    nice one

  • Anonymous

    Maybe you should hide, those kinda rat holes have the potential to swallow people too…

    • Conan Smith

      hey they forgot to list your mom's hole it's way bigger then any here!!! it only took me 120 weeks to find my way out of it!!!!

  • Hotdog Neck

    The last one is by far the biggest hole on EARTH! Luckily we dodged it getting much much bigger much much faster. (left-wingers backing off of ‘public option’ health care after the awesome response from regular Americans that still want this nation to be free and not Socialist)

  • thea

    Guys, Mirny and it’s mine are in SIBERIA, which is a region in the country of Russia. Serbia is a country on it’s own, located in Europe… and they so don’t have any diamonds there… They have Mila Yovovich yet! :)

  • Equalizer

    Last pics is Funny!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=761791973 Daisy Louise Price Scales

    im doin this as reseach for mi geo homework…. this is amazing :D :) last one is funni ;)

  • cajak@yahoo.com

    Last hole filled with 435 ass holes…..hahaha…..hahaha

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