Almost a year after a salt cavern collapsed near a scenic south Louisiana bayou, the sinkhole has grown to 22- acres and is still releasing oil and natural gas. Hundreds of residents have evacuated but a few stayed behind despite the dangers.
AP (Nov. 10, 2014) A vehicle was swallowed by what appeared to be a growing sinkhole in a community not far from Tampa, Fla. on Monday. A local TV station reports a number of families living in nearby homes were ... watch video
AP (Aug. 22, 2013) It took just seconds for a sinkhole to swallow several giant trees in Louisiana's Assumption Parish. The parish's emergency management department caught it on video. ... watch video
AP (Nov. 26, 2013) Residents of a remote Bosnian village have been left dumbfounded after a sinkhole formed two weeks ago and swallowed their local pond. Experts say drying underground water currents or soil drainage ... watch video
AP (Feb. 12, 2014) Surveillance video shows a gaping sinkhole emerge beneath the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky swallowing prized cars like they were toys. Other video, including footage shot by a drone ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Feb. 12, 2014) Eight American muscle cars lay stacked on top of each other like toys after a sinkhole opened up inside the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. Deborah Gembara reports.
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June 30, 2014 In August 2012, the emergence of a very large sinkhole at the Napoleonville Salt Dome in Louisiana offered scientists the opportunity to detect, locate and analyze a rich sequence of 62 seismic ... read more
Mar. 7, 2014 New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and forced evacuations near Bayou Corne, La., that year. The ... read more
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