Darvaza gas crater to be extinguished

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Darvaza gas crater to be extinguished

Post by Christian77 »

The president of Turkmenistan has solutions to problems, one of which is apparently the country's most well known tourist attraction. The gas crater is to be extinguished, based on the president saying that it is a health hazard and a detriment to the environment (regular gas and oil industry burn-offs are probably 1 million x worse): https://turkmenportal.com/blog/43135/v- ... lee-50-let
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Re: Darvaza gas crater to be extinguished

Post by steven »

Let's see if they can actually do that. As far as I understand, technically it's not so easy. It's definitely been said before.
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Re: Darvaza gas crater to be extinguished

Post by trikolka »

what a pity ! It's such a beautiful place after sunset or before sunrise... But wait and see : the great turkmen leader "Arkadag" already signed a decree to extinguish the crater... in year 2010 !
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