Where Is The Deepest Natural Hole On Earth?

Salt Lake City

What is the deepest natural hole in the world?

At more than 650 feet deep, Dean’s Blue Hole is the world’s deepest sinkhole with an entrance below water. Located in a bay near Clarence Town on the Bahamas’ Long Island, its visible diameter is roughly 82–115 feet.

Where is the world’s deepest pit?

Salt Lake City

What is the largest hole on Earth?

There are several contenders for the largest man-made hole, depending on how you measure it, but our money’s on a mine. It depends how you measure it. The Chuquicamata opencast copper mine in Chile has the greatest volume of excavated earth (roughly 9 billion cubic metres) but it’s a ditch rather than a hole.

How deep into the earth have we gone?

Deepest drillings. The Kola Superdeep Borehole on the Kola peninsula of Russia reached 12,262 metres (40,230 ft) and is the deepest penetration of the Earth’s solid surface. The German Continental Deep Drilling Program at 9.1 kilometres (5.7 mi) has shown the earth crust to be mostly porous.

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