6 Deep holes you wouldn’t want to fall into any time soon


6 Deep holes you wouldn’t want to fall into any time soon

1. Dean’s Blue Hole, Long Island, Bahamas – 660 feet deep

Dean's Blue Hole

This unique blue hole’s entrance is below sea level, which makes it the ideal place for a scene from 20000 leagues under the sea. This unique hole is often the venue for free diving contests.

2. Mount Baldy Sink Hole, Indiana, 11 feet deep

Mount Baldy is described as a lakeside dune near Lake Michigan and is notorious for its sinkholes. The biggest is measured at 11 feet deep. Local authorities warn residents to keep clear of Mount Baldy.

Mount Baldy Sink Hole

3. Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory Hole (1 of 86) – 1.5 miles deep
Neutrinos are subatomic particles that are a mystery to mankind and a cause for further study. The South Pole seems to house an extensive resource of these sought-after scientific marvels.

Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory Hole

4. Great Blue Hole, Belize – 407 feet deep
Another ocean mystery that is frequented by the rich and famous for the scuba diving opportunities. This World Heritage Site is one of the most photographed natural phenomena worldwide.

Great Blue Hole

5. Glory Hole, Montecillo Dam, California – 304 ft deep
Glory Hole is a spillway that assists in draining the dam, much the same way as a drain would be used to drain water from a tub.

Glory Hole

6. 2010 Guatemala City Sinkhole – 100 ft deep
This is reminiscent of every apocalyptic movie ever to have graced celluloid screens.Swallowing a three-story building, it left engineers and safety inspectors at a loss for words.

2010 Guatemala City Sinkhole


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