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The door to Hell is in Turkmenistan — Crater set ablaze in 1971 is still burning now [8 pics]

'The Door to Hell', Derweze, Turkmenistan by wikipedia: While drilling in 1971, Soviet geologists tapped into a cavern filled with natural gas. The ground beneath the drilling rig collapsed, leaving a large hole with a diameter of 70 To avoid poisonous gas discharge, it was decided to burn it off. Geologists had hoped the fire would use all the fuel in a matter of days, but the gas is still burning today. Photo by flydime. #Door_to_Hell #Derweze #wikipedia