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Guatemalen sinkhole/115 dead instorm

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Tango3, May 31, 2010.

  1. Tango3

    Tango3 Aimless wanderer

    CNN) -- At least 115 people have died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported. Guatemala was hit hardest, with at least 92 deaths, 54 people missing and 59 injured, emergency officials said. Nearly 112,000 people have been evacuated and more than 29,000 areliving in temporary shelters, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom said in an address to the nation late Sunday.

    Tropical storm leaves more than 115 dead in Central America - CNN.com

    The office of Guatemala's president handed out this aerial view of a crater that opened up after Agatha hit.
  2. UGRev

    UGRev Get on with it!

    that's the most perfectly formed sink-hole I have ever seen. I call Photoshop on that one and CNN got took.
    msnbc's picture is quite different:
  3. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor

    It's one of them worm holes from "Tremors" ..... only much much larger! OMG!!! [lolol]
  4. Seawolf1090

    Seawolf1090 Adventure Riding Monkey Founding Member

    Think "Dune".....

    A "Dozen homes swallowed".....? Looks like it's barely 60 feet across. Homes for munchkins....?

    330 feet DEEP! Thing's more a well or mine shaft. :rolleyes:
  5. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Nature creates some of the most amazing symmetries, however, that hole's symmetry is odd.

    Could be the remains of a bug colony from SS Troopers too... [lolol]

  6. pcc

    pcc Monkey+

    Yeah I think they got took on that one.

    They could have easily had had a dozen homes there, think about how small what they call a "home" is in undeveloped countries
  7. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

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