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AboveGroundPool
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Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp

this video is pretty incredible

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KingRanch
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Saw that earlier, that's a holy frick moment.


bonescanner
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Dont think I would stick around to film it


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AboveGroundPool
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
just realized it was posted on the OT


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99DSTJ
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
no way you ever see that video if it was me there. i would have said screw this i quit and got the hell out of there.


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Rayvegas1484
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
If that thing is swallowing grown cypress trees like that I damn sure would wanna be that close


TigerTatorTots
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Holy wow


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AboveGroundPool
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
i was told by a local not too long ago that they dropped a cable some 700' down and never hit bottom, not sure how true that is


Redfish2010
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Sinkholes scare the piss out of me.


LSUFan3434
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
that is freaking scary!


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ToulatownTiger
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Watched a related video that predicted this thing to swallow half of south louisiana. Kinda scared the shite out of me.

If the mississippi river could have taken natural path down atchafalaya this would have never happened


Da #1 Stunna
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
That video was so bizarre. Reminded me of some Hollywood CGI shite. Unbelievable. What makes a sinkhole happen? Too lazy to look it up.
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xenon16
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
quote:

Permitted in mid-1982, the Oxy Geismar 3 cavern in the Napoleonville Dome, a massive underground salt deposit, was closed in June 2011 after years of mining and a failed attempt by Texas Brine to expand it, state records show.

Occidental is the landowner of the 40-acre surface site, as well as the subsurface, and received brine from the mine for industrial uses. The state suit alleges that Texas Brine and Occidental mined the salt dome cavern “to the point that the cavern became structurally unstable, thereby causing the collapse of the cavern and damage to Louisiana’s waters, natural resources, and the State’s Coastal Zone.”


North Texas Tiger
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Holy shite did the swamp kracken just swallow like 10 cypress trees? Get the hell out of the swamp


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Helo
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
It would not have taken much to expand and swallow him as well. It would have been bad enough if he was in a boat but standing on land was nuts.


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Nodust
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
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What makes a sinkhole happen?


Youtube Lake Peigneur


KingRanch
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
That video is craziness as well. I remember seeing that for the first time awhile back.



633tiger
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Chackbay
Member since Jun 2007
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Does anyone know of a map showing the size of the salt dome and not just the sink hole.

If the entire dome collapsed, what areas would just disappear?


tipup
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re: Video of the sinkhole in Assumption Parish swallowing up the swamp
Now thats what you call "sinker cypress". Someone call Shelby!


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