Tag Archives: China

Beijing, China. April 26th, 2011.

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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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

Currently the world’s largest sinkhole, in the Dashiwei Tiankengin Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. [Xinhua]

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Jiangxi Province, China. Jan 2011

Jiangxi Province, China. This local had a lot of luck when his car almost sunk into one smaller sinkhole. The 13-feet wide sinkhole suddenly appeared on highway near Nanchang City in front of him and his car was trapped on … Continue reading

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Shuangshan Village, Leshan City of Sichuan Province, China. January 13th 2011

Zhang Fengrong, 58, was woken at 2am by a loud roaring sound. He and his son Zhang Shiyin rushed outside and saw the earth opening up before their eyes. A mysterious sinkhole suddenly appeared at the vegetable garden of Zhang … Continue reading

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Beijing, China. August 23rd, 2010

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Taiyuan, Shanxi, China. August 12th, 2010.

Sinkhole swarm, Taiyuan, China.   A third sinkhole appeared Friday in the busy downtown area of Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, after two others caused the partial collapse of a four-storey hospital building Thursday. No casualties have been … Continue reading

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Hunan Province, China. June 18th, 2010.

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Giant sinkhole opens up in China, almost 80-meters long cropped up near a school elsewhere¬† in China, and a three story building and a private home fell into the hole.Sinkholes are usually caused by the removal of underground soil by … Continue reading

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