Miao Keng: the deepest natural hole in the world|Seabed Abysmal

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February 13, 2012

Miao Keng: the deepest natural hole in the world

                                           

Miao Keng, in the Chinese province of Chongqing, is the deepest natural hole in the world, it  is connected to a network of caves and its depth is 509 meters. This well was discovered in September 2006.

Begins 150 meters below the surface and connected to a network of caverns.

But the wells are dug in deeper mines. The current record is Western Deep at Number 3 in the TauTona gold mine, west of Johannesburg, South Africa.It is seven times deeper than Miao Keng, about 3,900 meters. It was completed in 2008

                               

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