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5 Scariest Holes From Around The World That Are Better Left Unexplored



Some are natural, some are man-made but the fear they strike inside your heart is very real.

#5 Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

#5 Monticello Dam Morning Glory Spillway

This is a funnel-shaped outlet which allows water to bypass the dam when it reaches capacity. It swallows a rate of 48,400 cubic feet per second.

It's technical name is the Morning Glory Spillway but is locally called as "The Glory Hole." It's situated at northern California, the Monticello Dam. And holds the record for the largest morning glory spillway all over the world.

#4 Great Blue Hole

#4 Great Blue Hole

The Great Blue Hole is a world-class destination, a hot spot especially for recreational scuba divers attracted by the opportunity to dive in crystal-clear waters and see myriad species of marine life. It's the world's largest natural formation of its kind. The hole is circular in shape, over 300 metres across and 125 metres deep.

#3 Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory Hole

#3 Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory Hole

The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is the first detector of its kind, designed to observe the neutrinos from deep within the South Pole ice. This giant telescope was built in the ice of the Antarctic plateau at the South Pole. The final stretch of construction ended with the drilling of the last of 86 holes.

It was built using heated pipes and each hole is 1.5 miles deep.

#2 Mount Baldy - Sand dune

#2 Mount Baldy - Sand dune

Mount Baldy is a sand dune located in the Indiana. It is on the southern shore of Lake Michigan and is 11 feet deep. It is a wandering dune that moves or shifts every year, so it is called a "living dune."

In 2011, unexpected sinkholes, began appearing in the sand, and a boy actually got stuck in one, It took many hours for the boy to be rescued from the 11-foot pit. He was luckily saved after.

#1 Dean's Blue Hole

#1 Dean's Blue Hole

Dean's hole is one of the top attractions in Long Island. It is a truly unique spot! Located in a bay west of Clarence Town on Long Island, Bahamas, Dean's Blue Hole is the world's deepest known salt water blue hole with an entrance below the sea level. It is the world's deepest known ocean blue hole with 660 feet deep and is absolutely gorgeous.




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