Darvaza. Turkmenistan. 2009. Nicknamed “The Door To Hell,” Darvaza gas crater ha…

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Darvaza. Turkmenistan. 2009. Nicknamed “The Door To Hell,” Darvaza gas crater has been burning since 1971 when Soviet geologists tried burning off the gas in an underground cavern to prevent poisoning.

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21 thoughts on Darvaza. Turkmenistan. 2009. Nicknamed “The Door To Hell,” Darvaza gas crater ha…

  1. You can actually go there. Ive been there during a mongol rally roadtrip. The locals offer “tours”. They will mostly just drive you out there and pick ou up the next day.
    But the place is magnificient, and beatifull in the dark

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