24-Acre Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows Whole Trees in 30 Seconds (Video)

August 26, 2013 by  
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On August 2, 2012, a salt dome operated by the petrochemical company Texas Brine collapsed near Bayou Corne , Louisiana, creating an acre-wide sinkhole that forced the entire town to evacuate. Since then it has expanded to over 24 acres and is estimated to be 750 feet deep. While it’s well-known that the sinkhole occasionally swallows up nearby trees , no one has ever captured this terrifying sight on camera…until now. Read the rest of 24-Acre Louisiana Sinkhole Swallows Whole Trees in 30 Seconds (Video) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: assumption parish , bayou corne , environmental destruction , evacuation , louisiana , louisiana sinkhole , mining , salt dome collapse , sinkhole , texas brine        

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