Thousands of Sinkholes Are Taking Over the Dead Sea

There are more than 3,000 sinkholes on the banks of the Dead Sea -- and they're multiplying exponentially.
1:45 | 03/17/15

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We're hearing crying daddy because butts on the banks of the Dead Sea. Where some 14100. Feet below sea level right now and as gorgeous as if he wins mean there is danger Villa with a check out. We just passed the kind of danger signs on that red warning not to go any further and here's an otherwise danger open pit. But that's exactly why we're here. We are as close as it's safe to get to these goals and you can see them Jess here at their 3000. Of them according to environmentalists. And you can see this salt residue actually on the shores at the Dead Sea. It did see the back reading at work he a year but add that water evaporates the salt actually remains behind. And you've got mountains at here and as ground water the lashes from the mountain hits the salt. Washes is thought back into the seat. Huge cabbies are formed these huge thing clothes can collapse with zero warning making it incredibly dangerous for everyone around. Yes actually just astounding to see how big and that these guys they're tiny singles of their big singles this looks like about thirty feet deep sixty feet wide. We definitely do it closed at one. You can feel free here have dangerously close says Finkel fact that community and environmentalists claim this moon like landscape. On the mismanagement of resource it. They weren't that if drastic action is not taken soon more singles will continue to open up every single day. For ABC news I'm Molly hunter at the Dead Sea in its round.

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