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The Door To Hell In Turkmenistan E-mail
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Derweze The word Derweze translate in Turkmen means "gate", is a village in Turkmenistan of about 350 inhabitants, located in the middle of the Karakum Desert, about 260 km north from Ashgabat and 90 km from the village Erbent. The diameter of 70 meters and a depth of 20 meters. The Derweze gas well, and the story of its discovery is quite interesting, In 1971, a team of Soviet scientists was drilling at the site when their rig collapsed into a cavernous pocket of natural gas. Concerned that the hole would release poisonous methane gases, the geologists set it on fire, expecting the fuel would burn out in a few days. Since 1971, the natural gas coming from the crater, but the gas is still burning today. Locals have dubbed the cavern "The Door to Hell".

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The Moon Shape Lake In China E-mail
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Marvelous oasis Lake Yueyaquan, as island of fertile land covered with greenery, and framed on one side a crescent-shaped lake. Earlier this miracle of nature stretched tired caravan. The is called Yueyaquan which translate as " New Moon" is a beautiful part of Gobi Desert, China. It is 6 km from south-west of the city of Dunhuang, Gansu Province. The city has long served as the gateway between China and the West. Crowned the already picturesque composition tallest pagoda in the traditional Chinese style architecture. From thousands of years, traders who traveled along the Silk Road used ancient oasis in the midst of the Gobi Desert. It is difficult to overestimate that importance of this palace for the desert, The Gobi Desert covers an area of 12,95,000 square kilometers, therefore Yueyaquan oasis is the jewel of the desert.

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