Sunday, 17 October 2021

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New Zealand sinkhole reveals glimpse into 60,000-year-old volcano

This image made from the May 2, 2018 video shows huge sinkhole on farm in Rotorua, New Zealand. A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New Zealand farm. A worker stumbled upon the chasm before dawn this week when he was rounding up cows for milking on the farm near the North Island town of Rotorua. It appeared after several days of heavy rainfall. (Newshub via AP Video)

WELLINGTON: A new sinkhole on a North Island farm as deep as four double-decker buses and almost the length of two football fields has grabbed the attention of New Zealand volcanologists. The chasm appeared after heavy rainfall near the town of Rotorua and left a jagged scar on the landscape, ...

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