Sinkholes can be a hazard to both humans and animals. Even a horse can become helplessly stuck in a sinkhole, which can be fatal in some situations. However, one horse is safe, due to the efforts of a rescue squad that dug him out just in time. A 27-year-old horse named Prince was let out of his stable at Calder Farm Equestrian and was enjoying a walk through the field, … [Read more...] about Firefighters Rescued a Trapped Horse From A Sinkhole Near Mirfield
Known as the "drainpipe of the Pacific," Thor's Well likely formed after a sea cave collapsed. One of the most mysterious natural wonders of the oceans is Thor's Well, which resembles a bottomless abyss and seems to be robbing the sea of its water. In reality, Thor's Well is the collapsed ceiling of a sea cave that was carved out by water and left in ruins. Thor's Well, … [Read more...] about Thor’s Well Is An Oceanic Sinkhole That Appears To Have No Bottom.
Imagine finding a gap in the ground and rappelling more than 600 feet to reveal a lush forest covered with plants as high as your shoulders. It sounds like something from a fantasy film, but a group of Chinese speleologists recently experienced just that. The team ventured on a fascinating adventure to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of southern China, where they … [Read more...] about Chinese Researchers Find a lush Forest Growing Within a 630-Foot Sinkhole
SANTIAGO – Chilean authorities began an investigation on Monday into a strange sinkhole measuring 25 meters (82 feet) in diameter that appeared over the weekend in a mining area in the country's north. Aerial photographs of the sinkhole on territory operated by a Canadian Lundin Mining copper mine, around 665 kilometers (413 miles) north of Santiago, were released by Chilean … [Read more...] about Chilean Authorities are Looking into a Suspicious Big Sinkhole Near a Copper Mine
In the central Chinese province of Hubei, a hidden paradise has been discovered deep beneath the earth's surface. Located in the Chongqing region, the cave known as the "Fairy Cave" stretches over 950 feet in length and is adorned with stunning natural formations. The Fairy Cave was first discovered by a group of local villagers who were exploring the region's karst … [Read more...] about Astonishing Discovery: A Hidden World of Ancient Forest Found 300 Meters Down a Sinkhole in Hubei, China