Weird and Mysterious Places on Earth

By SiliconIndia   |   Friday, 25 November 2011, 13:04 Hrs
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Great Blue Hole:



The is a large submarine sinkhole off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of Lighthouse Reef, a small atoll 70 kilometers from the mainland and Belize City. The hole is in circular in shape. The analysis of stalactites found in Great Blue Hole shows that this formation has taken place 153,000, 66,000, 60,000, and 15,000 years ago. This is declared as one of the top ten scuba diving sites in the world.



The circular hole is nearly 305 meters across and 125 meters deep and it has a fantastic coral formation and many species of tropical fish darting through the clear water. Many divers are also attracted with plenty of rare animal species and forms of life which can be found only in this place.



 



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