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Giant Sinkhole in Guatamala!

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A tropical storm over the weekend in hondaras/guatamala/el salvador has left 115 people dead, lots more hurt/wounded/missing, along with a *GIANT* sinkhole in the middle of guatamala city!!!

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americ...ex.html?hpt=C1
post #2 of 8
I saw the picture earlier. How deep is this thing?
post #3 of 8
That is freaky! Wow!
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Originally Posted by KatWrangler View Post
I saw the picture earlier. How deep is this thing?
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The Guatemala sinkhole has swallowed more than sixty five people, a three storeyed residential building and a house. The carter is thirty meters wide and sixty meters in depth.
http://www.khurak.net/guatemala-city-0029714/

post #5 of 8
OMGoodness that is crazy! I've never heard of one that big or seen one. Unbelievable. Those lost and thier famlies will remain in my thoughts.
post #6 of 8
I have a fear of sink holes Those poor people.

It looks so uniform usually they are more ragged in appearance. I would imagine there is some cave systems under there or possibly even some man made thing that has collapsed.
post #7 of 8
it looks so deep. How terribly sad.
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