List of 10  Deepest Places  on Earth

Beyond the Surface

11th February, 2024


Challenger Deep, Mariana Trench

● Deepest point in any ocean ● Located in the Pacific Ocean ● Reaches a staggering depth of almost 11,000 meters (36,000 feet)

Tonga Trench

● Second deepest oceanic trench ● Located in the South Pacific ● Maximum depth of over 10,800 meters (35,400 feet)

Kola Superdeep Borehole

● Deepest artificial point on Earth ● In Russia, drilled for scientific research ● Extends an astonishing 12,262 meters (40,230 feet) into the Earth's crust

Mponeng Gold Mine

● World's deepest operating mine ● Located in South Africa ● Mine shafts plunge down to roughly 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) deep

Peru-Chile Trench

● Also known as the Atacama Trench ● Runs off the coast of Peru and Chile ● Measures more than 8,000 meters (26,000 feet) at its deepest

Denman Glacier'

● Deepest land canyon on Earth ● Located in Antarctica, hidden beneath the ice ● Bottom of the canyon lies about 3,500 meters (11,500 feet) below sea level

Veryovkina Cave

● World's deepest known cave ● Lies in the country of Georgia ● Depth exceeds 2,200 meters (7,200 feet)

Puerto Rico Trench

● Deepest spot in the Atlantic Ocean ● North of the island of Puerto Rico ● Reaches down to about 8,400 meters (27,500 feet)

Puerto Rico Trench

● Hypersaline lake between Jordan and Israel ● Lowest and deepest exposed point on Earth's surface ● Approximately 306 meters (1,000 feet) below sea level