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  1. How will they fix the giant sinkhole in Guatemala City?

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    When these subterranean cavities get big enough, the ground above collapses and fills them in. Guatemala City’s last major crater, which opened in 2007, dropped three houses 330 feet below the ...

  2. What Are Sinkholes? | Live Science

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    Jun 26, 2017 · The ground continues to crumble from beneath until only a thin layer remains between the surface and the underground opening. When that layer collapses, the sinkhole opens up suddenly, swallowing ...

  3. Massive Guatemala Sinkhole Kills 2 Teens - CBS News

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    Feb 23, 2007 · A 330-feet-deep sinkhole swallowed about a dozen homes early Friday in a crowded Guatemala City neighborhood, killing at least two teenagers and forcing the evacuation of nearly 1,000 people.

  4. After Volcan de Fuego eruption, indigenous Guatemalans search ...

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    Nov 27, 2019 · Holes were made in the concrete to search for bodies. ... After the volcano, indigenous Guatemalans search for safer ground — in Guatemala, or the United States.

  5. A Hole From a Ufo Underground 2 Dead People Guatemala

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    Mar 07, 2007 · A Hole From a Ufo Underground 2 Dead People Guatemala

  6. What Caused the Guatemala Sinkhole, and Why Is it so Round ...

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    Jun 02, 2010 · Sinkholes often appear in areas where the rock below the ground is limestone, carbonate rock, salt beds, or rocks that can be naturally dissolved by circulating ground water.

  7. Guatemala City Sinkhole: How Did It Happen? - ABC News

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    Jun 01, 2010 · After Tropical Storm Agatha hit Central America over the weekend, a gaping sinkhole in Guatemala City swallowed a three-story building. According to some reports, the hole is about 200 feet deep.

  8. How Sinkholes Work | HowStuffWorks

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    The ground shook and a terrible smell wafted from the ruptured sewer lines that, along with rain, were thought to have caused the disaster. Although the catastrophe occurred suddenly, residents reported hearing and feeling the ground shaking about a month before the sinkhole appeared [source: Associated Press]. The government had plans to send ...

  9. The Costs to Repair a Sinkhole | Hunker

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    In underpinning, steel pipes are drilled into the ground to stabilize the home's foundation. Both procedures are pricey, with the average cost for grouting a $150,000 home at $75,000 and underpinning costing an estimate of $35,000, at the time of publication.

  10. What are sinkholes, how do they form and why are we seeing so ...

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    7/9 Guatemala City, Guatemala A man inspects a sink-hole formed in a house on July 19, 2011 in the north of Guatemala City. When neighbors heard the loud boom overnight they thought a cooking gas ...