Door to Hell in Derweze Turkmenistan

The Door to Hell is also known as the Gates to Hell the Crater of Fire or Darvaza Crater. The Door to Hell is noted for its natural fire from gas which has been burning continuously since it was lit by Soviet petrochemical scientists in 1971, fed by the rich natural gas deposits in the area. The pungent smell of burning sulfur pervades the area for some distance.

Door to Hell in Derweze
Door to Hell in Derweze
Door to Hell in Derweze
Door to Hell in Derweze
Door to Hell in Derweze

"The Door to Hell" drilling accident burning continuously for 40 years! "The Door to Hell" drilling accident burning continuously for 40 years!

Turkmenistan’s Door to Hell

Location

Dashoguz Province, Turkmenistan, , Ahal

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