Richard Branson Has Figured Out What’s At The Bottom Of Belize’s Great Blue Hole

The mysteries that lay at the bottom of the ocean have been an endless focus of human curiosity since humans existed. The thought of an entire world which is out of sight and inaccessible to us has inspired countless people to make it their life’s mission to explore the fascinating depths of the ocean. Aside from the incredible sea creatures, new species of which are still being discovered today, the ocean’s depths hold the key to many historical questions. So when a group of explorers decided to explore the full depths of Belize’s Blue Hole, there was no telling what they would find…

The Great Blue Hole

The Great Blue Hole is a giant underwater sinkhole which lies around 40 miles off the coast of Belize, near the center of the Lighthouse Reef. Given its name by British diver and author Ned Middleton, who was inspired by the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the circular hole is approximately 1,043 feet wide and 407 feet deep.

The Great Blue Hole

As the largest natural formation of its kind in the world, the Great Blue Hole has been a huge draw for many marine explorers seeking to discover its mysteries.