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When Giant Sink Holes Attack.

Edited By: Shai Kuritzky
 A sinkhole is a natural depression or hole in the Earth's surface which may have various causes. Some are caused by karst processes—for example, the chemical dissolution of carbonate rocks or suffusion processes in sandstone. Others are formed as a result of the collapse of old mine workings close to the surface.
 
Because of the terrifying speed with which they sometimes appear, sink holes have been known to take lives, vehicles and even buildings with them to the bottom of the earth.
 
Giant sink hole

Sinkholes may vary in size from 1 to 600 m (3.3 to 2,000 ft) both in diameter and depth, and vary in form from soil-lined bowls to bedrock-edged chasms. Sinkholes may be formed gradually or suddenly, and are found worldwide.  

Giant sink hole

 

Giant sink hole

 
Giant sink hole

 Sinkholes have been used for centuries as disposal sites for various forms of waste. A consequence of this is the pollution of groundwater resources, with serious health implications in such areas. The Maya civilization sometimes used sinkholes in the Yucatán Peninsula as places to deposit precious items and human sacrifices. 

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a Giant sink hole next to man's house
 
bus fallen into Giant sink hole
 
Red car falling into giant sink hole
 

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