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HUGE Louisiana sinkhole!!!!
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[quote:..|O_o|.. 10463447:MV8xOTUxNjAzXzMyNzIwOTgyXzY4QUVCNkQw] 12.7 billion cubic feet of gas.. that would be enough to put most of Louisiana in orbit. :blobr: The rest of North America would end up as a big steaming crater. I suppose if there's ne "good news" to be gleaned from this.. the 200 ft tsunami created from the tops popping off the wells in the Gulf of Mexico would put most of the fires out up to about 50 miles inland. Tanx 4-all d'fish.. :shroom: [/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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