You’ve probably seen, or at least heard, of the 262-foot hole that appeared in Siberia a few months ago, but now researchers have descended into what local residents call the “End of the World” crater. The leader of this current expedition,V ladimir Pushkarev, director of the Russian Centre of Arctic Exploration, says: “I have heard about this idea of a phenomenon like the Bermuda Triangle, but I repeat, our scientists need to work on their materials first and only then draw some definite conclusions.” Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.
“When this crater – on the northern Yamal Peninsula – was discovered earlier this year, theories ranged from a man-made hoax, to aliens, a meteorite, and even a stray missile from Vladimir Putin’s military. Another popular theory is that the feature is a ‘pingo’. This is a large chunk of ice that is located underground that can create a hole in the ground when it melts,” reports The Daily Mail.