The gate of hell

Door to Hell

The Gate of Hell is a natural gas field in Derweze ( Darweze meaning gate), Ahal Province, Turkmenistan. The Door to Hell is a 70 meter wide crater known for its natural gas fire which has been burning continuously since it was lit by Soviet geologists in 1971, they were drilling at the site in 1971 and found a carter filled with natural gas.

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