Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Amazing Holes!

These holes are not only amazing, but some are really terrifying!

The sheer scale of these holes reminds you of just how tiny we are.

.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.

Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa

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. It consumes 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.

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.

SHIT-HOLE, Washington D.C.

It is capable of swallowing trillions and trillions of U.S. Dollars annually! The money that falls into this hole is never heard from again. It is also reputed to be filled with at least 535 ‘assholes.’

-This message is an independent commentary not to be construed as ‘for’ or ‘against’ any political party or ideology; all have had some part in this hole’s excavation!

Hat Tip; Kack

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