Monday, 4 January 2010

The Great Holes of the World

1. Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa

Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this 1097-meter-deep mine yielded over three tons of diamonds before being closed.

2. Glory Hole - Monticello Dam, California

This is the Glory Hole at Monticello Dam, and it's the largest in the world of this type of spillway, its size enabling it to consume 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.
A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the reservoir.

3. 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.

4. Sinkhole in Guatemala

This photo is of a sinkhole that occurred February 2007 in Guatemala .
It swallowed two dozen homes and killed at least

three people.

5. Not to be outdone, in its Malaysia Boleh Spirit,
we have Putrajaya- the most famous RAT-Hole.

It is capable of swallowed Billions of Tax Payers Money annually,
never to be seen again - and continues to do so!
It is the brainchild of the biggest Malaysian Asshole
and is reputed to house at least 1000 rats & ass"holes".