DEEPEST Hole in the World!!!!! 30 sec freefall SCARY!!!

30+ second drop. Do the math. Located near Dugway Proving Grounds ("Area 52") in Western Utah. They test a lot of top secret stuff underground out there. Banging sound is caused by the rock bouncing off the sides of the hole as it drops. This hole is a few miles away from Dugway's UAV blimp base; the blimp is visible just down the valley from the hole. We dropped a lit bottle rocket in upside down, and we could observe the flash from the report several hundred feet down, so we know it straight for at least that far. What should we drop down next? UPDATE: On June 15, 2012, we lowered a rock on fishing line down the hole. We lowered it more than 3,000 feet down, and had not yet reached the bottom. UPDATE: Our first attempt to lower a camera down failed. The camera broke on the way down (rust from the walls got inside the camera and it stopped working). UPDATE: We purchased a mini low light video camera to drop down the hole. As soon as we get a good weather window, we will find out what is at the bottom! UPDATE: We have video of the bottom of the hole (at least we think it might be the bottom) here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT4o5Tn84Qo

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scello_pino_ Boi: Why would there be pipes sticking up in the middle of the forest

HFD Shrimp: How is that scary?

Fla Gal: That's one clean anus

Michael Richardson: And WTH put it there & why?

ADON_CAT: Omg poor rock never to be seen again

jonttu23: it takes so long cause its hitting the walls

The Batman Who Laughs: World's deepest hole is in Russia...

Vss Svv: I thought you drop your camera in it😞

Nicole lupp: ???

Ash Perry: People are out there doing important, meaningful things with their life while I sit on the couch watching someone throw a rock in a hole.

Bryan Aho: 33 second drop that it did on my stop watch

Greetings.: It ain’t the deepest hole now. :)

Malhar Nityanand: It's a bit shorter than 30sec....coz the sound takes time to reach us

ZeeC: still not deep enough to fit my dk ..

Commander Palace: Not the deepest hole in the world

Elsie Lamb Lamb: Sounds like bowling pins getting knocked over

Zenix Kirin: The bottomless pit in real life

Zenix Kirin: Drops phone

Thomas McCarter: Deepest hole my ass. The deepest is over 12km and its in Russia

Vitor Miranda: This it not the deepest hole in the world

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