The Door To Hell (Real)

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This place in Uzbekistan is called by locals “The Door to Hell”. It is situated near the small town of Darvaz. The story of this place lasts already for 35 years. Once the geologists were drilling for gas. Then suddenly during the drilling they have found an underground cavern, it was so big that all the drilling site with all the equipment and camps got deep deep under the ground. None dared to go down there because the cavern was filled with gas. So they ignited it so that no poisonous gas could come out of the hole, and since then, it’s burning, already for 35 years without any pause. Nobody knows how many tons of excellent gas has been burned for all those years but it just seems to be infinite there.


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    Moe
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    thats awsome- that area of east europe has crazy geography. check out more pics- somewhere.

    outofocus
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    Was that gas useful?

    Puulaahi
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    Where is the highway?

    RSIxidor
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    @outofocus:
    I don’t know about useful, but OP indicates it was “excellent”

    MonkeyHitman
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    which dumbass ignited it.. i bet with that gas we would have lower gas prices :S thanks allot asshole(person who ignited it)

    crewmanguy
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    I think they mean natural gas, not the kind that goes in your car. Your home heating bill might be marginally lower, but no change at the pump.

    dieAntagonista
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    dieAntagonista

    Mm looks like a nice place to have a picnic.
    And Uzbekistan is not exactly in east Europe. More like central Asia.

    Moe
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    @dieAntagonista: More like the ass-crack of the world. just north of afgan- bombed and depleted-who gives a shit. A great place to drop someone off.

    dieAntagonista
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    dieAntagonista

    @Flappycunt: no u

    Moe
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    I wouldn’t be surprised if the average Uzbecikstanianfuck hates americans.-“ignorant infedels” That should be called by locals-“the door to the biggest economic mistake of our people”!!!

    TrAyVon'S GhOSt, nuCca
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    There’s video of this as well.

    I was wondering when this site would pick it up.

    They lit the gas so it wouldn’t poison them btw. 35 years ago it probably seemed like a good idea. What I don’t understand is…why isn’t there some kind of power plant in there? That’s free energy right there.

    nyoki
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    Absolutely spectacular and amazing. That would be something I’d like to see.

    nyoki
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    @mAgnUS BUTTfoorson: You knew about this and kept it secret?!

    Tyger42
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    @MonkeyHitman: “Gas” not “Gasoline”. The gasoline we put in our cars is refined from crude oil. ( As is the diesel we put in trucks and such )



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