10 Of The Scariest & Most Dangerous Places On The Earth

These places make 'hell on the earth'.

10 Of The Scariest & Most Dangerous Places On The Earth
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There are some very real places that come straight out of a terrifying horror movie. People wouldn't be caught dead visiting some of these places, as many of them could straight up kill you if you're not careful. From endless catacombs to a permanent ocean whirlpool, let's countdown some of the scariest places known to man.

#1 Corryvreckan Maelstrom, Scotland

#1 Corryvreckan Maelstrom, Scotland

This permanent whirlpool is just off the coast of Scotland and has the power to bring practically any man-made objects down to its 650-foot depths.

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#2 Odessa Catacombs, France

#2 Odessa Catacombs, France
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The Odessa catacombs stretch for nearly 1,500 miles. The maze of nightmare fuel is frightening for the fact that people still get lost in them and never come back out. 

#3 The Killing Fields, Cambodia

#3 The Killing Fields, Cambodia
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The killing fields are the final resting places of at least one million Cambodians after they were slaughtered by the end of the country's brutal civil war.

#4 Bolton Strid, England

#4 Bolton Strid, England
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Although this stream looks deceptively calm, it is incredibly deep with terribly strong undercurrents, and anyone who has fallen into it has drowned.

#5 Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean

#5 Mariana Trench, Pacific Ocean
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The Mariana Trench is the deepest known point on Earth. The pitch black deep water is home to the most frightening creatures known to man and probably some of the scariest creatures unknown to man.

#6 Snake Island, Brazil

#6 Snake Island, Brazil
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Ilha da Queimada Grande is so densely populated with poisonous snakes that the Brazilian navy has quarantined it. File this under "Top 1 things I refuse to be stranded on a deserted island with."

#7 Door To Hell, Derweze, Turkmenistan

#7 Door To Hell, Derweze, Turkmenistan
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In 1971, Soviet geologists discovered a cavern filled with natural gas. The ground collapsed leaving this hellish looking hole in its place. It was set ablaze with the hopes of burning off, but it is still burning today.

#8 The Wall, St. Croix, the U.S. Virgin Islands

#8 The Wall, St. Croix, the U.S. Virgin Islands
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The Wall is a two-mile verticle drop that would give any experienced diver the chills, especially because the crystal clear water allows one to see nearly all the way down to where the sunlight won't even touch.

#9 Kawah Ijen Sulfur Mines, Indonesia

#9 Kawah Ijen Sulfur Mines, Indonesia
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Kawah Ijen is an active volcano in Indonesia. Those who mine for sulfur have to scale the 1.6-mile crater to the shore of a 650-foot deep sulfuric crater lake without any protective gear.

#10 Auschwitz Gas Chambers, Germany

#10 Auschwitz Gas Chambers, Germany
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It was one of the worst atrocities to ever be perpetrated by humans. The remnants of the gas chambers vividly tell the story of the millions of Jews slaughtered at the hands of the Third Reich.

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