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    5 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.

    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Sinkhole in Guatemala

    These photos are of a sinkhole that occurred early this year in
    Guatemala. The hole swallowed 2 dozen homes and killed at
    least 3 people.

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    RAT HOLE in 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 reputed to be
    filled with at least 535 [email protected]@ 'holes'.
    Last edited by lukem; 11-01-2011 at 04:53 PM.
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