Holes Around The World

These holes are not only amazing, but some are really terrifying.  The sheer scale of these holes reminds you of just how tiny we are.

Kimberley Big Hole – South Africa

Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over three tons of diamonds before being closed.

Glory Hole – Monticello Dam, California

A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the reservoir.  It is the largest spillway of this type in the world and consumes 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.

Great Blue Hole, Belize

This incredible geographical phenomenon known as a ‘blue hole’ is situated 60 miles off the mainland of Belize.  There are numerous blue holes around the world, but none as stunning as this one.

Sink-hole in Guatemala

These photos are of a sink-hole that occurred in Guatemala.  The hole swallowed two dozen homes and killed three people.

Shit-hole, Washington D.C.

This hole swallows trillions and trillions of U.S. Dollars annually.  The money that falls into this hole is never heard from again.  It is reported to be filled with at least 535 ‘ass holes.’

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