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Big Hole

by Yasufumi Taniguchi

South Africa is famous for gold and diamonds. There is so much gold and diamonds. Kimberley is one of the places famous for diamonds. When a diamond mine was found in 1867, Kimberley was born.

There is an amazing big hole. The depth of this hole is 1,097m. By the time the mine closed, around 3 tons of diamonds were dug out. It is called “Big Hole.”

It was made by humans. I mean when the hole was made, machines were not used at all. Human desire made it.

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