Great Blue Hole-This Vast Oceanic Trench That Attracts Divers From Around The World

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Nature has the extraordinary ability to craft incredible shapes over time. This is the case off Central America, where we have the Great Blue Hole, a cavity formed by erosion. We present this magnificent geological formation.

The Great Blue Hole is a chasm formed by erosion of soluble rock, here limestone, filled with water. Located off the coast of Belize, in Central America, the geological formation is part of a group of small low-lying islands, made ​​of sand and coral, and called the Belize Barrier Reef.

Renowned for its incredible beauty, the Great Blue Hole was made ​​famous by Jacques Cousteau, renowned oceanographic explorer who stated it as one of the ten most beautiful diving sites in the world.

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The place was formed during the last ice age, when sea levels were much lower than today. The “hole” was when a limestone cave, but rising water flooded the cavity, causing the roof to collapse.

Great Blue Hole-This Vast Oceanic Trench That Attracts Divers From Around The World-

With its exceptional proportions, over 300 meters across and 120 meters deep, the Great Blue Hole is a major attraction of Central America, tourists thronging to see the incredible beauty.

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The Great Blue Hole via Shutterstock

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The Great Blue Hole via Shutterstock

This geological formation is incredibly beautiful and shows all the beauty that nature is capable of.

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