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10 Most Fascinating Holes on Earth - Oddee.com (holes on earth)

10 Most Fascinating Holes on Earth - Oddee.com (holes on earth)
Great Blue Hole (Belize) Located in Belize's Barrier Reef Reserve System, the "Great Blue Hole" is about 60 miles away from Belize City and is believed to be the world's largest sea-hole. It's 125 meters deep and 300 meters wide. It was created as a cause of sea level increase about 65,000 years ago. Its almost perfect circular shape made it very popular among tourists who often visit this place, being the most attractive for scuba divers who are exploring its depths. Diavik Mine (Canada) The Diavik Diamond Mine is about 300 kilometers (186 miles) north of Yellowknife in Canada. The Burning Gates (Turkmenistan) In the heart of the Karakum desert of Turkmenistan, the Darvaza Gas Crater or The Burning Gates give off a glow that can be seen from miles away during the dark night. Glory Hole, Monticello Dam (California – US) Located in northern California, the Monticello Dam is the largest morning glory spillway all over the world. Bingham Canyon Mine (Utah – US) Mirny Diamond Mine (Siberia) Related:  Natural World

Giorgio A. Tsoukalos Giorgio on Facebook! Follow Giorgio on Twitter! Gold Flyer Pin as worn by Giorgio! Get your own right here. Giorgio A. Tsoukalos is the star and Consulting Producer of ANCIENT ALIENS - THE SERIES (2010-2012) and publisher of Legendary Times Magazine, the only Ancient Astronaut publication in the world. For over 14 years, Giorgio A. As the world's leading Ancient Astronaut expert, Giorgio has starred in and appeared on The History Channel, the Travel Channel, the National Geographic Channel, the Sci-Fi Channel, Coast to Coast AM, and many other international television and radio programs such as UFO HUNTERS and ANCIENT ALIENS reporting about the latest discoveries in the Ancient Astronaut field. In 2010, Tsoukalos starred in and was the Consulting Producer for The History Channel's wildly successful ANCIENT ALIENS: THE SERIES which was produced by Prometheus Entertainment. Tsoukalos has traveled the world extensively (54 countries ...and counting). The A.A.S. Giorgio A. Giorgio A.

Most Extreme Landscapes on Earth Our globe is home to some truly breathtaking and extraordinary sights. Be it strangely-shaped rock formations, alien-looking sulfur springs or unique chocolate hills, the world is full of such beautiful phenomena that no words can describe it. Pictures may help... Sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles, and spires are the main features of Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA. Incredible basalt columns can be found on the northeast coast of the Northern Ireland and on Staffa, a small island in Scotland. Apparently, the Chocolate Hills are not covered in the cocoa trees, and their name derives from the grass turning brown during the dry season. Penitentes in Death Valley. The tall thin blades of hardened snow or ice can be found only at high altitudes. Penitenes in Andes. The high red sand dunes called Sossusvlei are located in the central Namib Desert, within Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia. The Stone Forest, Kunming, China - Yunnan Province.

Amazing Underwater River : Cenote Angelita in Mexico Underwater River in Mexico If you are a professional diver you should visit Cenote Angelita Mexico. These amazing pictures were taken by Anatoly Beloshchin in the cave Cenote Angelita, Mexico. – salty water and under me I see a river, island and fallen leaves… Actually, the river, which you can see, is a layer of hydrogen sulphide.” Trail Cooking & The Outdoors 5 Amazing Towns on Perilous Cliff Sides Spot Cool Stuff loves a good cliff-side town. There’s something about them that’s romantic, daring and a little impossible. Here are five of our favorites places where no one with vertigo would want to live: Castellfollit de la Roca, Spain Castellfollit de la Roca, in the Catalonia region in the middle of Spain, has a doubly impressive location—this 1,000 person village is perched on a spit of land with cliffs on both sides. LEARN MORE | READ | ShareThis Manarola, Italy The uber-colorful Italian village of Manarola is not the most precariously placed cliff-side settlement of the five in this review. LEARN MORE | READ | MANAROLA B&Bs | BUY WINE ONLINE | ShareThis Al Hajjarah, Yemen Yemen is one of Spot Cool Stuff’s favorite travel countries (though, sadly, these days the security situation there for travelers is spotty). LEARN MORE | READ | ShareThis Bonifacio, France Many of the planet’s cliff-side towns were originally built in their location for some military reason. Ronda, Spain

History of the Illuminati The Illuminati trace their origins back thousands of years to their conception as a result of the genetic inbreeding between a reptilian extraterrestrial race and humanity. Their modern origin, however, traces back to the 1760s and a man named Adam Weishaupt, who defected from the Catholic church and organized the Illuminati, financed by the International Bankers. Since then, according to the Illuminati, their top goal has been to achieve a “one world government” and to subjugate all religions and governments in the process. Weishaupt wrote out a master plan in the 1770s outlining the Illuminati’s goals, finishing on May 1, 1776. In the 1780s, the Bavarian Government found out about the Illuminati’s subversive activities, forcing the Illuminati to disband and go underground. Their short-term plan foiled, the Illuminati adopted a different strategy.

12 of the World’s Most Mysterious Monuments & Ruins 12 of the World’s Most Mysterious Monuments & Ruins Article by Steph, filed under Abandoned Places in the Architecture category. Around the world, in places as diverse as Homestead, Florida and Yonaguni, Japan stand monuments and ruins whose origins are shrouded in mystery. Nobody knows exactly why Stonehenge was built, how a set of manmade ruins came to be submerged deep in the ocean or who commissioned a giant carved granite set of post-apocalyptic instructions for rebuilding society on a remote hill in Georgia. Monumental Instructions for the Post-Apocalypse (images via: Wired) On a barren knoll in northeastern Georgia stands one of the world’s most bizarre and mysterious monuments. Lake Michigan Stonehenge (image via: io9) A group of researchers using sonar to look for shipwrecks at the bottom of Lake Michigan got quite a surprise when they found what appears to be an ancient Stonehenge-like structure 40 feet beneath the surface of the water. Underwater Ruins in Japan (images via: Hottnez)

Survival Equipment and Supplies List of "extremely desirable items" in the event of nearly any disaster. ~ Details Variations on a singular, fully-kitted-out wearable go bag. ~ Details Florida based, large range of survival supplies. ~ Details On December 21st, 2012 A.D. the Mayan calendar is going to end. ~ Details Easy to use site offering an emergency backup power system for critical power outage situations. ~ Details Primarily an outdoor enthusiast equipment store, they also sell survival kits ~ Details Tips on how to squeeze more juice out of batteries - could be useful in a TEOTWAWKI situation A bug out kit or bag is one that is prefilled with everything you need to escape urgently. ~ Details ~ Details Inflatable Boats and Life Vests

Places to see at least once in life They say there are places in this world that anyone should see them at least once in life. Although we want each of you to go see them live, and we offer in the form of photos below. If I had to redo the path for real, the steps you would wear in Norway in Greece, Iceland, Netherlands, Croatia, China and Bora Bora. Whether it will attract the ocean or dream of green forests and endless, fascinating places of the world is waiting to delight. Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli, Iceland Plitvice Lakes, Croatia Lakes Jiuzhaigou, China Hotel Four Seasons Bora Bora Paterswolde Meer, a lake south of Groningen, Netherlands Marble caves, Chile Chico, Chile Marqueyssac gardens, Dordogne, France Greenland Capilano suspension bridge, Vancouver, Canada Valley of the Ten Peaks, Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada Multnomah Falls, Oregon, USA Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, south coast of Iceland Labels: Places to see at least once in life Alesund, Norway Colorado Plateau, Arizona, USA

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