Turkmenistan Darvaza Sinkhole and Crater

4 images 1 contributors Shoot with care

Jeremy Woodhouse

Shoot with care
There are no restrictions but you should take care around the crater's edge. Also, the air is rich with methane so you should limit your time on the rim.

About this spot
The beam of light is from the burning methane which was lit more than 50 years ago when a drilling rig fell into the sinkhole.

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Jeremy Woodhouse Curator

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