The Door to Hell – Amazing Pictures



At first glance, it could be a dramatic scene  from a science-fiction movie.

But this giant hole of fire in the heart of  the Karakum Desert is not the aftermath of an attack on Earth, launched from  outer space.

It is a crater made by geologists more than  40 years ago, and the flames within have been burning ever since.

Welcome to Derweze in Turkmenistan – or, as  the locals have called it, ‘The Door to Hell’.


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