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Visit the Giant Fire Crater of Darvaz Located in the KaraKum desert

Visit the Giant Fire Crater of Darvaz Located in the KaraKum desert

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This Hellish Desert Pit Has Been On Fire for More Than 40 Years | Travel | Smithsonian

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Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

... The Door to Hell (in the nighttime) / Turkmenistan, Darvaza | by flydime

Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

A tourist peers into the Darvaza Gates Of Hell gas crater in the Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan. The eerie cavern has been on fire for more than 40 years.

In Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert sits a scorching crater of fire that's been burning for decades. Locals call it the 'Door To Hell'. This was my vi…

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Gateway to Hell: Turkmenistan crater has been burning for more than 40 years. The fiery crater outside Derweze ...

A natural gas sink hole that was set on fire in 1971 to burn off the gas. It's still burning

The Door To Hell - This Hellish Desert Pit Has Been On Fire For More Than

The 'Door to Hell' (also known as the Gate to Hell, the

Roughly halfway between Ashgabat and Kunya-Urgench, the Darvaza Gas Crater sits near the geographic centre of the country. (Tim Johnson)

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The Darvaza Crater, Turkmenistan

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Postcard from Doug: A visit to Darvaza's burning gas crater in Turkmenistan

Door to Hell - Darvaza Crater, Turkmenistan

Burning Darvaza Gas Crater. Photo #31 by Stefan Krasowski

Backpacking in Turkmenistan: Camping at the Darvaza Gas Crater, Karakum Desert

The gas crater, dubbed the "Door to Hell" by locals, is located in the middle of the Karakum Desert in the former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan.

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Darvaza Gas Crater Camping At The Door To Hell Turkmenistan

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Darvaza fire photo

Forty years ago, a vast molten cavity known as the Darvaza crater – nicknamed the

Turkmenistan Tour - Darvaza Burning Gas Crater

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Light show: A spectacular view of the flames burning inside the crater in the heart

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Starting the tour with a standard picture but don't worry, as you scroll down, it will heat up.

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Crater burning with fire.

The crater and Karakum Desert

The Karakum Desert, where Derweze is located, has one of the largest gas reserves

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Darvaza Gas Crater Darvaza Gas Crater has been burning ...

On the edge: Two people stand and look into the burning hole, which has

The locals from Darvaza have given the burning crater a name that suits it well – The Door to Hell. And everyone who visits Darvaza agrees with the name and ...

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FLAMING door to hell in Derweze: travel destination in Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan

... was a small sparkle that lightened up the caves of gas under Darvaza, but since then the crater has never stopped shining, and it burns, burns, burns.

Derweze Gas Crater, Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan

In 1971, a team of Soviet scientists was drilling at the site when their rig collapsed into a cavernous pocket of natural gas. Concerned that the hole would ...

Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

Backpacking in Turkmenistan: Camping at the Darvaza Gas Crater, Karakum Desert

The door to hell: the burning gas crater in Darvaza

The pit has been burning for over 40 years. (Flickr user NMK Photography)

The Darvaza gas crater in Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert

On my journey to the crater, it was commonplace to see herds of wild camels roaming freely.

Though Turkmenistan's president ordered the pit be filled in 2010, hundreds of tourists still flock to the site. (Flickr user NMK Photography)

Named 'the door to hell' this giant open cavern in Uzbekistan which has been casting flames out of it's opening for the last 40 years. Courtesy: Vigilance

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Tourist standing on the edge of the Darvaza Gas crater, Turkmenistan, Central Asia, Asia. (© Michael Runkel/Robert Harding World Imagery/Corbis)

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Darvaza Crater

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The pungent odor of sulfur can be smelled some distance from the crater. (Wikipedia)

Sunset at Darvaza gas crater in the Karakum Desert, Turkmenistan.

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The Darvaza gas crater and the surrounding area, including where the tents usually are pitched, a couple of hundred meters away to the south of the crater.

Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

... The Door to Hell / Turkmenistan, Darvaza | by flydime

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The Door to Hell Darvaza Gas Crater

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Our first glimpse at the Darvaza flaming gas crater. It has been burning for decades.

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Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

... must-visit list of every serious explorer who likes to visit Earth's most breath-taking sites. Darvaza is a gas crater the burning gates of which have ...

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... The Door to Hell (in the daytime) / Turkmenistan, Darvaza | by flydime

The 'Door to Hell' (also known as the Gate to Hell, the

It's a desert drive to the Darvaza Gas Crater, some 160 miles north of Ashkabad

Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

The Door to Hell: Giant hole in the Karakum Desert has been on fire for more than 40 YEARS | Daily Mail Online

People have reported hundreds or even thousands of spiders plunging into the crater's depths, apparently pulled there by the light within. (Tim Johnson)