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Earth's Five Amazing Holes! (humor)
The Bovine Scatologist ^ | 03/01/2010 | Tbot

Posted on 03/01/2010 4:10:37 PM PST by trapman

These holes are not only amazing, but some are really terrifying! The sheer scale of these holes are a reminder of just how tiny we are!

(Excerpt) Read more at bovinescatologist.com ...


TOPICS: Arts/Photography; Education; Government; Humor
KEYWORDS: blogho; holes; pictures

1 posted on 03/01/2010 4:10:37 PM PST by trapman
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To: trapman

Does anyone recognize the first photo? No name or location data.


2 posted on 03/01/2010 4:20:51 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: trapman

Wow! I’ve never heard of these before. You are certainly left in awe at the sight of these holes. Except of course for the last photo...of the WH - that “vermin hole” will be mended just as soon as we clean house in November!


3 posted on 03/01/2010 4:40:13 PM PST by Atom Smasher
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To: BwanaNdege

Kimberly big hole in South Africa is the first one.


4 posted on 03/01/2010 4:41:50 PM PST by trapman
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To: BwanaNdege
I checked the photo data and it is undoubtably:

"HOLE # 1."

5 posted on 03/01/2010 4:41:57 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: BwanaNdege
Kimberley diamond mine in South Africa. Abandoned since 1914.

http://www.tom-phillips.info/images.a/8.amazing.holes.htm

6 posted on 03/01/2010 4:43:41 PM PST by ExGeeEye (Talk To The Hand-- Palin 2012)
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To: trapman; blam
Going way beyond humor, the world's deepest hole is in Nikel Oblast, Russia. The world's largest nuclear submarine scrap pile is very near Nikel Oblast, Russia.

Joe Stalin attacked Finland (a subject now under discussion on FR) for the purpose of seizing the Kola Peninsula, also near Nikel Oblast, Russia.

I'd say more money and lives have been wasted proportionate to the value of the objective in Nikel Oblast, Russia than anywhere else on Earth.

Today this area is virtually devoid of population. The Skolt Sa'ami were even reduced to herding sheep because the area was irradiated with outfall from the Chernobyl event and reindeer raised here were no longer marketable.

The territory probably has more buildings than people these days thanks to the vast number of empty military barracks left behind as the Soviet, then Russian army pulled out.

Until Orthodox and Lutheran missionaries tried to Christianize the locals in the 16th/17th centuries, this part of the world got along famously without law, government, civic buildings, iron bridges, armies, police, money, reading or writing.

Everyone subsisted on seal, walrus, fish, reindeer and lingonberries!

Yesterday a young man from a nearby province in Norway (nearby in the sense of anyplace in the Sapma being "near") who grew up in Mosvik, Nord-Trøndelag ~ his name Petter Northug ~ won the 50 KM men's cross-country Olympic ski event by undertaking a sprint for the finish.

No one else has done exactly that ~ he's done it twice.

7 posted on 03/01/2010 4:49:18 PM PST by muawiyah ("Git Out The Way")
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To: ExGeeEye; trapman

Thanks!


8 posted on 03/01/2010 4:52:20 PM PST by BwanaNdege
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To: trapman
Five holes, huh?

Only one image comes to mind.


9 posted on 03/01/2010 4:52:57 PM PST by I still care (I believe in the universality of freedom -George Bush, asked if he regrets going to war.)
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To: BwanaNdege

Mirny Diamond Mine, Siberia?


10 posted on 03/01/2010 5:02:41 PM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: LachlanMinnesota

I’m wrong, sorry


11 posted on 03/01/2010 5:03:33 PM PST by LachlanMinnesota
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To: LachlanMinnesota

Mel’s Hole in Washington State?


12 posted on 03/01/2010 5:04:24 PM PST by 21twelve (Having the Democrats in control is like a never-ending game of Calvin ball. (Giotto))
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To: Atom Smasher

Kimberly Mine, South Africa..aka “The Big Hole”


13 posted on 03/01/2010 5:07:10 PM PST by SteveS52
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To: trapman

Thats an unfortunate name...


14 posted on 03/01/2010 5:09:59 PM PST by When do we get liberated? (STATE CONTROLLED ECONOMIES SUCK ! LONG LIVE AMERICA.)
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To: SteveS52

Did I hear something about diamonds in this mine?

...hmmm


15 posted on 03/01/2010 5:12:08 PM PST by Atom Smasher
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To: trapman
Here's the biggest hole...
16 posted on 03/02/2010 8:58:40 AM PST by starlifter (Sapor Amo Pullus)
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