The hole is not only remarkable, but some of them are really horrible! The sheer size of these gaping holes reminds us of how men will scar the earth to continue their quest for power and wealth.
1. Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa
Apparently the largest ever hand dug excavation in the world, 1097 meters in the mine produces more than 3 tons of diamonds before it closed in 1914.
2. Glory Hole - Monticello Dam, California
A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water must be drained from the reservoir. This is the 'Glory Hole' at Monticello dam, and was the largest in the world of valve type, its size makes it possible to consume 14,400 cubic meters of water per second
3. Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah
was reputedly the largest man-made excavation on earth. Extraction began in 1863 and still continues today, more holes in size constantly. In conditions when the hole mile deep and 2.5 miles wide
4. Great Blue Hole, Belize
This incredible geographical phenomenon known as a blue hole is situated 60 miles from mainland Belize. There are many blue holes around the world,
but nothing amazing like this one
5. Mirny Diamond Mine, Siberia
I'm pretty sure most people have seen this one. It's an absolute beast and holds the title of largest open diamond mine in the world. At 525 meters, with a diameter of 1,200 meters, there is even a no-fly zone above the hole due to a few helicopters that have attracted
6. Diavik Mine, Canada
Mine is so big and so remote region that he has the airport with a runway large enough to accommodate Boeing 737. It seems as cold as the surrounding water frozen
7. Sinkhole in Guatemala
This photo is a gap that occurred earlier this year in Guatemala. The hole swallowed a dozen homes and killed at least 3 peopleSource: 2leep