January 2013 update: ASSUMPTION PARISH, LA (WAFB) – Assumption Parish officials said the most recent bubbling site near the Bayou Corne sinkhole is the biggest pool they have seen yet. Office of Emergency Preparedness workers refer to it as the … Continue reading
A GIGANTIC sinkhole, made far worse by yesterday’s torrential rain disrupts an Anderson business. Plants by Wolfangel has suffered major disruption to business.
Although technically a bridge failure, I think it’s worthy of note. The media in China is describing it as a sinkhole. Thanks again, for an excellent Chinese sinkhole v vehicle item… The bridge collapsed in the early hours of Sunday … Continue reading
Workers block off the site of a sinkhole which occured overnight on Shiliuzhuang road, in Beijing. A section of the road collapsed beneath a truck, slightly injuring the driver and a passenger, who both jumped out the vehicle before it … Continue reading
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Syracuse officials fear that the 20-feet deep sinkhole being repaired on Richmond Avenue today is just the first of several holes created by rushing water during that fierce storm that dumped 1.8 inches of water on April 26. “We anticipate … Continue reading
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City crews are now busy trying to make sure a massive sinkhole formed near Humboldt and Commerce in Milwaukee on Saturday evening does not grow bigger. Two cars parked along the road fell into the sinkhole. The sinkhole is estimated … Continue reading
Gushing flood formed giant Martian sinkhole LIKE water draining from an unplugged bathtub, meltwater flowing through deep cracks in the Martian rock may explain the origins of the enormous Hebes Chasma canyon. About 100,000 cubic kilometres of material had to … Continue reading
Although geologists can’t say for certain, the Devil’s Millhopper sinkhole probably started forming ten to fifteen thousand years ago. Here are the historical and informational descriptions from some placards around the park: Devil’s Millhopper Name During the last century, the grist … Continue reading
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A giant sinkhole under a residential street, which claimed a car and left another car hanging over the edge, is seen in Schmalkalden, central Germany. The cause of the sinkhole is yet unclear. Residents were evacuated from 23 buildings. Nobody … Continue reading
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Massive and long-lived sinkhole opens up near railway lines carrying potash. World wide potash prices have risen over fears the sinkhole will eventually make the railway unusable. .