Apart from all the scary tales and findings that are associated with the ocean, there are many amazing natural wonders below and on the surface that exist and gets discovered every day.
The Great Blue Hole of Belize located off the coast of Belize and found on the eastern coast of America is, according to researchers, a giant underwater sinkhole, that was made during the glacial ages thousands of years ago. It is close to the city of Belize and is one of the world’s most famous and adventurous diving holes to date.
While most people would find it incredibly terrifying to dive into a sinkhole, there are many who find it rather exciting and exhilarating.
The hole forms the perfect circle in the coral reef, which is also known as the Lighthouse Reef or the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.
It is also considered one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
This fascinating sinkhole is about 300 meters deep and 125 meters wide. It is also known to be the largest sinkhole of its kind, which is yet another reason why people can’t wait to experience a diving session in it.
With incredible deep blue waters, which forms a contrast with the surrounding aquamarine color, it’s a sight worth seeing.
The history of the famous sinkhole
This massive submarine sinkhole is found to have originally formed during the glacial ages as a rare limestone cave, back when the sea levels were substantially lower. This cave was eventually flooded as the sea level started to rise, which resulted in the formation of this circular hole.
Since this occurred, the roof of the cavern was removed, yet the inner portion remains intact.
The Belize hole is known for its uniqueness and is found incredibly inviting by any explorer or person who seeks the adventure of something new and beautiful to look at.
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