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A massive sinkhole that gulped down a clothing factory and an entire intersection in Guatemala's capital is mystifying geologists who have yet to figure out what caused it.

"It's the million-dollar question," said David Monterroso, a geophysical engineer with the National Disaster Management Agency.

Nearly 30 metres deep and 20 metres wide, the hole formed during a deadly tropical storm in late May.


http://www.theage.com.au/world/myste...ml?autostart=1

wow
post #2 of 64
This has been in the news for a while now...
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This has been in the news for a while now...
Not knowing what caused it, however, was more recent
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This has been in the news for a while now...
Yeah but I just found out today . Wasn't posted here so decided to post it
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Giant man-eating worm? like the one from dune lol
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aliens

the strange part is that its round and so deep.
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the strange part is that its round and so deep.
That's what she said
    
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It's a locust emergence hole, I tell you!


Edited by gallocs - 6/11/10 at 1:26am
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post #9 of 64
that picture is pretty intense. you never know when a circle of earth will fall out beneath you!
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They're sinking cities with a giant worm.
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