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These Hazardous Russian Sinkholes Will Shake You To The Core

For a long period of time now, Russia is witnessing a very grave problem of sinkholes appearing every now and then and many expanding continually. Much of infrastructure has been disrupted, mines locked and many other activities at standby. Some small towns had to be completely evacuated to prevent any losses of lives.

 

These Hazardous Russian Sinkholes Will Shake You To The Core

These Hazardous Russian Sinkholes Will Shake You To The Core

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Solikamsk mine and township

Solikamsk mine and township

This sinkhole appeared several years ago and has been growing since.

And its this big now

And its this big now

And it's situated on top of working mines, closed for obvious reasons, which are surprisingly stable. Although mining is not the reason behind it.

Berezniki, right in in the middle of it

Berezniki, right in in the middle of it

Berezniki is yet another place with

Another one near Berezniki

Another one near Berezniki

This region is just infested with sinkhole

This region is just infested with sinkhole

Which continually appear from time to time

Which continually appear from time to time

This one being the latest, February 2015

This one being the latest, February 2015

And in few months time it has grown four folds.

This one though is unique

This one though is unique

For it has not taken in earth but rather spitted it out, like that in an explosion. No solid explanation is yet found for these occurrences but even if we do come up with one, are we be able to control it at all.

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