These holes are not only amazing, but some are quite terrifying. The sheer scale of these holes reminds us of just how tiny we are.
Kimberley Big Hole – South
Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 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.
Sinkhole in Guatemala
These photos are of a sinkhole that occurred in Guatemala . The hole swallowed 2 dozen homes and killed at least 3 people.
Sink Hole in Washington D.C. in the United States of America
The most astounding of all holes has been discovered in the United States of America. It swallows trillions of U.S. dollars annually. The money that falls into this hole is never heard from again. It is reputed to be filled with at least 535 ‘little holes’ as well. As more information becomes available about this incredible phenomena, we will be sure to report it.