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Glory Hole~Monticello Dam, California. A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be drained from the reservoir. It is the largest spillway of its type in the world and consumes 14,400 cubit feet of water every second.


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The Largest Drain Hole in the World ~ "Located in northern California, the Monticello Dam’s is the largest morning glory spillway all over the world. This funnel-shaped outlet, allows water to bypass the dam when it reaches capacity, as it swallows a rate of 48,400 cubic feet per second."

Glory Hole, Monticello Dam, California Okay, so the dam was man-made but the Glory Hole wasn't part of the plan. Or was it?

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Is this the result of dividing by zero? Nope - this is the Morning Glory Spillway, also known as “The Glory Hole”. This Spillway, the largest in the world, is the funnel-shaped outlet that allows water to bypass the Monticello Dam in California when it reaches capacity (1370 m³/s). The Glory Hole is located about 61m from the dam; the distance from the funnel to the exit point - which is situated in the south side of the canyon - is about 213m. The outside diameter is 22m, slowl

‘Glory Hole’ at Monticello dam, and it’s the largest in the world of this type of spillway, its size enabling it to consume 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.