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Gas Crater, Turkmenistan
Photograph by Nick Hannes, Hollandse Hoogte/Redux
This gas crater in Darvaza, located in Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert, has been burning for decades. Although the country’s natural gas reserves rank fifth in the world, development of gas exports is hampered by a lack of gas pipeline routes outside its landlocked borders.

Gas Crater, Turkmenistan

Photograph by Nick Hannes, Hollandse Hoogte/Redux

This gas crater in Darvaza, located in Turkmenistan’s Karakum desert, has been burning for decades. Although the country’s natural gas reserves rank fifth in the world, development of gas exports is hampered by a lack of gas pipeline routes outside its landlocked borders.

(Source: National Geographic)

Tags #Landscape    #Nature    #Photography    #Geology    #Travel    #Turkmenistan    #Darvaza   

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