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The “Gate of Hell” in Turkmenistan was created by human error;  The gap reaches more than 400 degrees – the world

The “Gate of Hell” in Turkmenistan was created by human error; The gap reaches more than 400 degrees – the world

One Fire pit It has been running for over 50 years due to human error. This is the “Hell's Gate”It is a hole that appeared during the 1970s, after workers from the then Soviet Union found a hole the pit – known as Darvaza – in Dsoguz District. The group was seeking to obtain gas and oil in the Turkmenistan region. The information is from the world.

After the crater started releasing methane gas, The workers set fire to the place to stop it. The failed attempt sparked fires that still burn to this day, giving the impression of the “entrance to hell,” as depicted by Christianity. Thus, the desert place has become a tourist attraction and attracts thousands of visitors every year.

However, the President of the Asian country, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, decided, in 2022, Access to Hell's Gate is closed for two reasons. First, is the fact that a gas leak could become an air pollutant and harm the health of area residents. Second, a leak could cause a massive loss of methane, threatening to deplete reserves.

The country also seeks to The ultimate solution to extinguish firesAfter several failed attempts. The government received various proposals, such as dropping bombs in the trench, which were discarded. Other suggestions indicate that the gas channels should be covered, but the lack of knowledge of the structure of the network makes this possibility difficult.

The temperature ranges between 400 degrees Celsius and 1000 degrees Celsius inside the hole. The trench is 70 meters wide and 20 meters deep. The burning of the place must continue until a solution is found.

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