Tuesday, December 31, 2013

50 meter-wide sinkhole suddenly opens up in Derbyshire, UK

via http://www.sott.net/


The hole, which eye witnesses said measures about 160ft (49m) wide, has opened up in the village of Foolow.

Caver Mark Noble, 58, from Eyam, said he saw the hole during a walk on Christmas Day, but believes the land began to fall the day before.

He said he has explored the caves at Foolow in the past as huge cavities were left in the area from an old lead mine.

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