Darvaza gas crater - ''Gates of Hell"   4667
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Location: Jähennem derwezesi      by: Geir Anders Langangen
Area: Turkmenistan      Date: 16.03.18
A panorama of the Karakum desert with the burning crater - also called "Gate of Hell".

This is a natural gas field collapsed into an underground cavern located in Darvaza, Turkmenistan.
Geologists set it on fire to prevent the spread of methane gas, and it has been burning continuously since 1971.

10 height format images with Olympus OM-D E-M1 and 12-40mm F2.8 @ 25mm (EFL 50mm)

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Interesting. The image annimited me to google for more information.
2018/04/05 00:01 , Jörg Braukmann
Outstanding location!
2018/04/05 06:31 , Christoph Seger
Very interesting.
2018/04/05 22:25 , Giuseppe Marzulli
Very impressive, welcome back!
2018/04/29 16:11 , Friedemann Dittrich

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