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Sunday, August 25, 2013

US sinkhole swallows huge trees in seconds - the power of nature..

 Louisiana's Assumption Parish officials released some amazing video on Wednesday, showing a sinkhole swallowing several tall trees in a matter of seconds. The video is described as a "slough in" that happened around 7:15 p.m.. The collapse comes a little more than a year after an area around Bayou Corne, Louisiana, dissolved into liquefied muck. The sinkhole was first discovered Aug. 3, 2012, and has now grown to encompass 24 acres, according to The Times-Picayune on Thursday, Aug. 22.


At August 26, 2013 at 12:32 PM , Blogger Snowbird said...

Wow! What an AMAZING story! You wouldn't believe that!xxxx

At August 27, 2013 at 2:04 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

That was a big one. We have one in the north which is an old goldmine and a house fell into it. There are a lot of these sinkholes around the world.


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