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Gosforth, United Kingdom. November 12th, 2015.

More in the UK these days..Exciting! A 20ft sinkhole has opened up and swallowed part of a residential street in Newcastle upon Tyne. The crater appeared in Gosforth’s Craster Square without warning andexposed the town’s old mine workings, according to reports. No injuries were reported, but … Continue reading

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Hawthorne, California. 14th October, 2015.

From our senior P Von Soucek, our senior East Coast correspondent: A sinkhole caused by storm runoff opened up on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Hawthorne today, prompting lane closures expected to last until around midnight. The damage to … Continue reading

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St Albans, UK. September 30th 2015

Wow! This one’s a real hum dinger and it’s in jolly old England!!! A giant sinkhole has opened up in a residential street in St Albans. The 66ft (20m) diameter hole spreads across a front garden and driveway on Fontmell … Continue reading

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Franklin County, Kentucky. July 22nd, 2015

Spooky stuff! Perhaps this should be listed on October 31st! A man mowing in Franklin County found what appears to be a human skull in a sinkhole. Mark Wells said he was mowing in a farm field along Jones Lane … Continue reading

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Konya Province, Turkey. May 17th, 2015.

        A sinkhole measuring 7 meters wide and 30 meters deep appeared all of a sudden in central Turkey’s Konya province. Formed in the middle of a field, the crater is thought to have formed in the space of … Continue reading

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Chicago, Illinois. May 12th, 2015.

Here’s the video: http://chicago.cbslocal.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=11489305 A fire truck on its way back from a call on the city’s far southeast side Tuesday night became stuck in a sinkhole. No one was hurt when pavement beneath the rear end of the ladder … Continue reading

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Oxford, Mississippi. April 29th 2015.

A sinkhole had opened up on Highway 6 in one of the eastbound lanes of the four-lane highway, between Jackson Avenue and Chucky Mullins Drive (formerly Coliseum Drive). As quickly as they and city maintenance crews could respond, traffic cones … Continue reading

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