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i thought that the prevailing theory was that the sewer or water system leaked into the bedrock dissolving the calcium(or something) in the bedrock until basically a giant hole formed underneath. It sound like this tropical storm was just the last straw.

Though when i first saw the picture i though it was faked. Im surprised that more doomsayers haven't caught onto and said that its hell trying to tunnel to earth or some ****.
2012.
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There was another one there in 2007. The cause was also by the tropical storm. But I read somewhere that some of these take 100's of years to get like that. It's so crazy how its almost a perfect circle.
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This has been in the news for a while now...
You're an idiot.
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It's a Mayan sacrifice pit.
 
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Didn't they say something like pipes with liquid busted causing erosion.
    
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It's just nature providing tribute to Goatse.
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sorta reminds me of a doctor who episode i'd seen the other week, the earth sucking up people.....
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Thanks for that
This one is photoshopped, the hole's only 100ft deep so you'd be able to see the bottom. Looks way too dark (too fast) to me.

And of course the hole is round. What else did you guys expect, a triangular sinkhole?

Also, I doubt anyone has gone down there to check it out, way too dangerous. That's probably why they can't confirm 100% what caused it. The limestone bedrock theory seems VERY likely, I've seen it happen underground before.

When there is an underground collapse and sand starts filling the large void, material is fed from above until the gap is filled. Of course, the material is fed through in a circular fashion (think hourglass). So to me, the circular shape is the least intriguing thing here.
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post #29 of 64
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This one is photoshopped, the hole's only 100ft deep so you'd be able to see the bottom. Looks way too dark (too fast) to me.

And of course the hole is round. What else did you guys expect, a triangular sinkhole?
Its 100 meters not 100 feet. big difference
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post #30 of 64
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I thought that the prevailing theory was that the sewer or water system leaked into the bedrock dissolving the calcium(or something) in the bedrock until basically a giant hole formed underneath. It sound like this tropical storm was just the last straw.

Though when i first saw the picture i though it was faked. Im surprised that more doomsayers haven't caught onto and said that its hell trying to tunnel to earth or some ****.
It's hell trying to come to the surface!

WE'RE ALL GONNA DIE!
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