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The Best Earth Scars in the World ( - Eco-friendly locations)

13 The Diavik Diamond Mine The Diavik Diamond Mine

The Diavik Diamond Mine is a mine of diamonds in the Northwest Territories , in Canada . Located at about 300 km north of Yellowknife , it became one of the foundations of the economy of the region: 700 people , including about 250 aborigines , work and turnover is over 100 million Canadian dollars per year. Its production is more than 8 million carats ( 1 600 kg ) of diamonds annually. The area was studied in 1992 and work began in 2001 . The productio...

The most amazing holes in the world ( - Destinations)

102 Great Blue Hole Great Blue Hole

  This summer, who travels to the Caribbean should really need to make a stop in Belize Valley to visit this extraordinary underwater valley. Cavity, almost perfectly circular, is 120 meters deep. It was chosen by the great French explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau as one of the ten most interesting places in the world where to dive. Great Blue Hole is located near Lighthouse Reef atoll, about 60 miles away from Belize City....
102 Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa Kimberley Diamond Mine, South Africa

   Known as "Big Hole", the mine holds the record for highest man-made hole in the world. In the direct sense. From 1866 to 1914, 50,000 miners were digging the mine with shovels, spin over 2.700 kilograms of diamonds. "Kimberley" has an area of 17 hectares and 463 meters in diameter....
102 Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile Chuquicamata copper mine, Chile

  Chuquicamata, or "Chuqui" is a career copper in Chile. It is the largest miner of copper production in the world and has over 850 meters deep. Copper is extracted here for centuries, as demonstrated by the discovery of a mummy dating from 550 AD died, called "Copper Man."...