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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 25122258:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNzg1MDY0X0NCODZFNkMz] [quote:Anonymous Coward 25122258:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNzg0NzQyX0FEMjA1MDk0] [quote:Anonymous Coward 25122258:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNzg0NjY5XzkwNjgxQTk=] [quote:Frater:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzNzg0NjU2X0IyOTRDRkZC] Can someone give me the readers digest on this from a non hyped viewpoint? Is something really going to pop and go boom or poison people or what? How much real damage is possible and will it happen? Thank You, Frater [/quote] the New Madrid isn't expected to blow. and, it is only all of southern louisiana that will will be rendered uninhabitable, and merely die a whimpering death. more slow DOOM. nothing spectacular. [/quote] and, the last time i checked, New Orleans is in southern louisiana. [/quote] :bump: [/quote]
The initially estimated 200 by 200 feet sinkhole that developed late last week, swallowing ancient cypress trees 100 feet tall near Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou communities in south Louisiana, is now reported to be 380 feet deep with a diameter of 372 feet, filled mainly with salt water with traces of diesel fuel, and only 1,500 feet from a cavern filled with butane, according to Tuesday morning news. Analysts' reports further hint that Texas Brine Company's cavern failed, but the butane cavern failing is today's worst-case scenario.
If a nearby butane-filled cavern fails, as it appears the brine cavern did,
"it could cause an explosion felt up to two miles away."
link to www.examiner.com
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