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Caver explorers discover snakes and waterfalls in Yemen’s infamous Well of Barhout on the world’s first descent

The Well of Barhout, also known as the “Well of Hell”, in the state of Mafra, Yemen, June 6, 2021. (Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

The Omani cave explorer became the first person to descend to the bottom of the “Well of Hell” at a depth of 367 feet (112 meters). Sink hole In Yemen, according to news reports, many locals believe that it is the gateway to the underworld, where the genie infests.

The well of Barhout, officially known as the Well of Barhout, has an eerie circular entrance that is 98 feet (30 m) in diameter and is located in the middle of the desert of Al Mara, eastern Yemen, in Oman. Amateur cave explorers have previously entered a sinkhole, but until now no one was known to have reached the bottom.

Caver explorers discover snakes and waterfalls in Yemen’s infamous Well of Barhout on the world’s first descent

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