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nochexxx
01-06-2010, 04:42 PM
news story here (http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/science_technology/huge+guatemala+sinkhole+appears+after+tropical+sto rm+agatha+batters+central+america/3665832)
http://www.channel4.com/news/media/2010/06/day01/01_guatamala_r_1200.jpg

Brother Randy Hickey
01-06-2010, 08:42 PM
that really freaked me out when I saw it in the paper. Looks shopped or CGI-ed. Absolutely shocking..

stephenk
01-06-2010, 09:34 PM
no way...how are they going to possibly fill that in

Mr. Tea
01-06-2010, 09:51 PM
Absolutely nuts - not just the diameter, but how far dooooown it goes. And how circular it is! Agreed with the comments that it looks unreal. I just hope whoever was in those buildings got some kind of warning and got out in time.

I can't help but imagine huge tentacles emerging from it... :eek:

massrock
01-06-2010, 09:59 PM
There was a similar one a few years ago.

zhao
02-06-2010, 02:22 AM
http://30.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_ktzjbfUf7R1qa6h66o1_400.jpg
http://www.narbonic.com/pulp_uzumaki.jpg

Mr. Tea
02-06-2010, 10:36 AM
http://www.google.co.uk/url?source=imgres&ct=img&q=http://www.panicposters.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/f63dc5ec28f3175f8a7f615bd217eb71/P/P/PP033.jpg&ei=6oAFTJKsEMPw-Qa6xNDNDg&sa=X&oi=image_landing_page_redirect&ct=legacy&usg=AFQjCNG0_SCLvVJpIJ7l-TdiRk8x12NcAQ

(OT, but I watched a good three or four episodes of this over the weekend. Hurrah for YouTube.)

routes
02-06-2010, 10:39 AM
http://bigpicture.typepad.com/writing/images/glory_hole_2.jpg

Sectionfive
02-06-2010, 03:19 PM
More snaps up here (http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/06/photogalleries/100601-sinkhole-in-guatemala-2010-pictures-world/)

Sectionfive
09-06-2011, 06:31 PM
http://thewatchers.adorraeli.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/6315056202cc3cda9584f023edde_grande.jpg

Scientists do not know what to think about: South America is bursting at the seams. In southern Peru, suddenly appeared a huge crack length of 3 km and a width of about 100 meters.

Anomaly occurred in the district Huakullani Chukuito province near the famous Lake Titicaca. A crack has appeared almost immediately: the earth like a burst at the site of a large tension, the far scattered huge chunks of soil.

Interestingly, the crack did not appear in the earthquake. In general, there was no catastrophe, the earth simply gone. The crack occurred on level ground and is not associated with any disasters. Scientists are confused with this fact. Cracks also appear in neighboring Bolivia. And not so long ago, the crack happened in Africa Ethiopia. Maybe these phenomena is common nature: the continents literally split in front of mankind.



http://beforeitsnews.com/story/696/090/Mysterious_Cracks_Across_The_Planet.html

wise
12-06-2011, 05:19 PM
Absolutely nuts - not just the diameter, but how far dooooown it goes. And how circular it is! Agreed with the comments that it looks unreal. I just hope whoever was in those buildings got some kind of warning and got out in time.

I can't help but imagine huge tentacles emerging from it... :eek:

Apparently it's not a sinkhole it's a 'piping feature' possibly the pipe of an old eroded volcano.

see here
http://geotripper.blogspot.com/2010/06/piping-structure-at-guatemala-city-dont.html