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The Door To Hell
Posted on April 14, 2011 at 3:15 am by pdpete
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In 1971 while drilling in Turkmenistan geologists hit a pocket of methane gas and rather than venting it they set it on fire 49 years later its still burning.
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Posted by Tibor on April 14, 2011 at 9:52 am
Hard to believe it has been burning for four decades!
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