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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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Zhejiang Province, China.

June 4, in the middle of a freeway in Zhejiang Province on the nation’s eastern coast. The sinkhole measured 20 feet deep and 27 feet wide. The hole occurred when a light truck drove over the spot. The truck rolled … Continue reading

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