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Watch the flames of "The Gates of Hell," Turkmenistan.

McDermott said: "Commonly referred to as 'The Gates of Hell' this massive crater near the village of Darvaza throws off an eery glow that can be seen from miles away. It's the result of a Soviet drilling accident which was later set alight, and the crater hasn't stopped burning since 1971."

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