Ground collapses in wheat field in Russia creating enormous crater in the Earth

A 15 meters wide by 25 meters hole suddenly appeared in the karstic ground of Samara, Russia.

When the ground exactly collapsed is unknown, but it was discovered by a farmer while cleaning a field on July 17, 2016.

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This giant crater was discovered by a farmer in his field

The edges of the sinkhole are covered with cracks. It is thus likely that the hole will grow in the next future.

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But it is unknown when it formed exactly

Residents say the soil in the region is unstable. Sinkholes – not of such magnitude – have already been reported in the area.

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The sinkhole has cracks around the edge.

The hole in the ground is most likely linked to the collapse of a karst cavity.

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The cavity is at least 25 meters deep and may grow again.

It is interesting to note that a wild boar was swallowed by the sinkhole, but a few hours later he was no longer in the crater.

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And inside the gapping hole, there was a wildboar that then disappeared.

Weird, really weird!

Под Сызранью на пшеничном поле произошел масштабный провал грунта

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