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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:Paa Tal:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODg5NzgwX0VDQTcxNEJD] [quote:Esoteric Morgan:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODg5NjM3XzkwRjUzMkUz] [quote:Paa Tal:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMzODg5MjQyX0E4RDdGODc3] Newest map of sinkhole! http://www.edsuite.com/proposals/proposals_280/sinkhole_dimensions_10-12-2012_fi_496.jpg [/quote] Paa Tal, what is that large area to the right, which looks like a pool or basin of some sort? I don't recall seeing this before? ---------- During the last flyover film I saw, it seems evident that there are stands of trees on the outskirts of the sinkhole that have a sheen under them, as if they are now sitting in water or oil. I wonder if this is actually what I am seeing... . [/quote] In the last photo, it appears that the area to the immediate North of the sinkhole may be getting ready to slough in also which seems like it may double the size of the sinkhole if this does happen! [/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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