Gate to Hell Found in Turkey

Scientists Discovered Gate to Hell Found in Turkey -- Francesco D'Andria, professor of classic archaeology at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy who leads a team of researchers, told the Discovery News that he somewhat used ancient mythology as his guide in finding the portal to the underworld. During an archeology conference in Turkey last month, the discovery of D'Andria's team was announced. The ancient in origin kind of precious find is in real life, a hell in itself, as the cave contains a thermal spring that breaths poisonous vapors.
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Its the ruins of Pluto’s Gate (Plutonium in Latin. Said  D'Andria:
We found the Plutonium by reconstructing the route of a thermal spring. Indeed, Pamukkale' springs, which produce the famous white travertine terraces originate from this cave.
Strabo of Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, described the gate to hell as "an orifice in a ridge of the hillside , in front of which was a fenced enclosure filled with thick mist immediately fatal to any who entered." Strabo further stated that:
This space is full of a vapor so misty and dense that one can scarcely see the ground. Any animal that passes inside meets instant death. I threw in sparrows and they immediately breathed their last and fell.
Indeed a fiery discovery for a common person to visit this ancient site. You don't want to stand there and gasp for your last volume of air to live.
We could see the cave's lethal properties during the excavation. Several birds died as they tried to get close to the warm opening, instantly killed by the carbon dioxide fumes. (D'Andria)
Francesco D'Andria has been excavating the ancient Greco-Roman World Heritage Site of Hierapolis for several years already.

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