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  • Giant Sinkhole Opens at School’s Football Stadium

    A 40 foot deep sinkhole opened up at Austin Peay State University's football field.
    WTVF
  • Corvettes Collapse Into Giant Sinkhole

    In this image provided by the National Corvette Museum shows several cars that collapsed into a sinkhole, Feb. 12, 2014, in Bowling Green, Ky. The museum said a total of eight cars were damaged when a sinkhole opened up early Wednesday morning inside the museum.
    National Corvette Museum, HO/AP Photo
  • Sinkhole Reported in Oklahoma City

    People look at a large sinkhole on a street after a water pipe broke underneath it in Xi'an, Shaanxi province, China, Oct. 27, 2013. According to local media, the pipe was damaged due to aging and no casualty was reported in the incident.
    Reuters
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around the World

    Emergency crews responded to a reported sinkhole in downtown Oklahoma City, Okla., Sept. 5, 2013.
    KOTV/KWTV
  • Giant Sinkhole Swallows Backhoe

    A 50 to 60 foot sinkhole caused a section of a resort villa in Clermont, Fla., to collapse Aug. 12, 2013. The 24-unit villa at the Summer Bay Resort was evacuated and no injuries were reported.
    ABC News
  • Massive Kansas Sinkhole Still Growing

    A construction vehicle fell into a sinkhole in Montreal, Aug. 4, 2013. The sinkhole is about 26 feet long and 16 feet wide.
    CTV/ABC News
  • Massive Kansas Sinkhole Still Growing

    A large sinkhole has opened up in a pasture in Sharon Springs, Kansas, and continues to grow.
    KAKE/ABC news
  • Sinkhole in Toledo Swallows Car

    A car sits at the bottom of a sinkhole caused by a broken water line in Toledo, Ohio, July 3, 2013. Police say the driver, 60-year-old Pamela Knox of Toledo, was shaken up and didn't appear hurt but was taken to a hospital as a precaution.
    Lt. Matthew Hertzfeld/Toledo Fire and Rescue Department/AP Photo
  • Incredible Sinkholes From Around the World

    The grounds crew works to repair a sinkhole next to the pitcher's mound made by a busted pipe under the infield before the baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and Texas Rangers, June 11, 2013, in Arlington, Texas. On-field batting practice was canceled for both teams while workers tried to fix the problem before the night's scheduled game.
    LM Otero/AP Photo
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A sinkhole covers a street intersection in downtown Guatemala City, May 31, 2010. A day earlier authorities blamed the heavy rains caused by tropical storm Agatha as the cause of the crater that swallowed a a three-story building. WATCH "20/20: HOUSES FROM HELL" FRIDAY AT 10 ET
    Luis Echeverria/Guatemala's Presidency/AP Photo
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A man inspects a sinkhole in a house, July 19, 2011, in Guatemala City. When neighbors heard the loud boom overnight they thought a cooking gas canister had detonated. Instead they found a deep sinkhole inside a home that was 40 feet deep and 32 inches in diameter. Guatemala City, built on volcanic deposits, is especially prone to sinkholes, often blamed on a leaky sewer system or on heavy rain.
    Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    An aerial view shows a giant landslide under a residential street taking a car with it and leaving another car hanging over the edge in Schmalkalden, central Germany, Nov. 1, 2010. The cause of the landslide is yet unclear unclear. Residents were evacuated from 23 buildings. Nobody was injured.
    Jens Meyer/AP Photo
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A firefighter rescues citizens at an accident site after a road collapsed at Liaoyang Street of Harbin City, northeast China, Aug. 14, 2012. Two people were confirmed dead and two others injured when a roadbed collapsed at Liaoyang Street in Nangang District of Harbin City.
    Landov
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    Workers use excavators to fill in a sinkhole which occurred overnight on Shiliuzhuang road, in Beijing, China, April 26, 2011. A section of the road collapsed beneath a truck, slightly injuring the driver and a passenger, who both jumped out the vehicle before it sank into the hole.
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  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A car sits in a sinkhole caused by a broken water main, which collapsed part of Friendship Blvd., Dec. 3, 2010, in Chevy Chase, Md. No one was reported injured in the accident.
    Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A massive, approximately 200 ft. by 240 ft., sinkhole opened up and tore apart the pavement of Soledad Mountain Road, Oct. 3, 2007, in the Mount Soledad neighborhood of La Jolla, Calif. The landslide damaged or destroyed six homes and forced the evacuation of at least 20 others.
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  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    This picture taken on Jan. 28, 2013 shows workers using machinery to fill in a sinkhole that buildings collapsed into near a subway construction site in Guangzhou, China. The hole measured about 1,000 square feet across and was around 30 feet deep, but no one was killed, according to a state media report.
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  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A view of the collapsed road which caused major damages to the Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital, Aug. 12, 2010 in Taiyuan, China. As the road caved-in, it caused parts of the Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital to collapse an hour later.
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  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A house in Barry Road collapsed into a huge hole measuring 50 meters wide by 15 meters deep, in the small town of Waihi, in the North Island of New Zealand, Dec. 13, 2001. Three children had to be rescued from the ruins, but were not injured. The town of Waihi sits on a network of disused mine shafts, one of the largest underground goldmines in Australasia.
    Dean Purcell/Getty Images
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    Workers cordon off a leaning building in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, March 4, 2013. A vehicular road traffic tunnel being constructed for the 2014 Winter Olympics collapsed nearby, the local media said. There were no casualties reported.
    Mikhail Mordasov/AFP/Getty Images
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A sinkhole appeared behind villager Zhang Shiyin's house and in his vegetable plot, Jan. 13, 2011, in Leshan, China. The hole expanded to measure 20 meters in diameter.
    Liu Zhongjun/ChinaFotoPress/ZUMA
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A tourist peers into the Darvaza "Gates Of Hell" gas crater in Turkmenistan, July 21, 2012. Located in Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert, the eerie cavern has been on fire for more than 40 years. It was discovered in 1971 by Soviet geologists when the ground beneath their drilling rig suddenly collapsed, leaving a large hole with a diameter of 230 ft.
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  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A huge crater at the collapsed Pinheiros subway station in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Jan. 15, 2007. Rescuers have dug through tons of rubble in search of seven people believed buried inside a giant sinkhole that opened at a construction site in South America's biggest city.
    Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images
  • Incredible Sinkholes Around The World

    A fireman looks under a fire truck stuck in a sinkhole in Los Angeles, Sept. 8, 2009. Four firefighters escaped injury after their fire engine sunk into a large hole caused by a burst water main in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said.
    Nick Ut/AP Photo
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