Giant 80 Meter Wide Sinkhole Opens in China

June 16, 2010 — Families in a southern Chinese town have been moved to safety after a massive hole appeared in a school yard. Starting to form six months ago after intense rainfalls caused land slips, it now measures 80 metres in diameter. Several buildings around the sinkhole have been cracked and damaged. Earlier this month, another giant sinkhole made the news when it opened up in Guatemala.

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