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The Darvaza gas crater, Turkmenistan

Known as the 'Door to Hell' the Darvaza gas crater in the middle of the Karakum desert resulted from a soviet drilling accident in 1971. The sinkhole emitting natural gas was lit to burn it off and has been alight ever since. Gavin A Fernandes

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  • Copyright: Gavin A Fernandes (gavinaf) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 15] (138)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-07-16
  • Exposure: f/4.2, 1/2 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2014-03-21 17:44
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