Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole) Belize

The Great Blue Hole of Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation. Great story from the Guardian, Located about 60 miles off the coast of Belize, the Lighthouse Reef boasts beautiful coral and shallow turquoise waters, and a vertical drop that's more than 400 feet deep. Meet the Great Blue Hole, a 1,000-foot-wide, perfectly circular sinkhole in the middle of the atoll that was made famous by Jacques Cousteau in 1971 when he declared it one of the best diving sites on the planet.

Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)
Great Blue Hole (submarine sinkhole)

Great Blue Hole

Discovering the Great Blue Hole

Location

It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 km from the mainland and Belize City, Belize

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