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Darvaza Crater, Turkmenistan



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Darvaz Crater in Uzbekistan is called by locals "The Door to Hell". It is situated near the small town of Darvaz.
The 50-100 meter diameter crater was  created by an accidental explosion and ground collapse as a result of natural gas exploratory drilling in 1986.
The ignited natural gas has been burning ever since.

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Latitude:  40°15'8.45"N, Longitude:  58°26'23.27"E





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