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04/17/2019 05:29 AM
Massive sinkhole opens up in Portugal - Earth Changes and ...
Massive sinkhole opens up in Portugal. A 100-meter deep (and 17 meters in diameter) sinkhole opened in a field near the village of Porta de Espada, Portugal. Some cover-up lie elements blamed again as usual on this massive sinkhole, but geologist pointed out that the crater in Marvão is interesting, because of the size and depth and’ three small holes...
04/12/2019 06:46 AM
Lisbon, Portugal. November 25, 2003. | thesinkhole.org
Lisbon, Portugal. November 25, 2003. A bus driver in Portugal had a lucky escape after plunging into a sinkhole in Lisbon, Portugal, on November 25, 2003. The driver could do little to avoid the gaping chasm when the street in front of the bus suddenly opened up. The bus was pulling into the central terminal in Lisbon when it happened.
04/21/2019 03:08 AM
Lisbon, Portugal, Sinkhole | Despadani
Lisbon, Portugal, Sinkhole A parked bus was the unfortunate “meal” of a sinkhole that opened up in the streets of Lisbon, Portugal, in 2003. Anything that increases the flow of water into subsurface soil can speed up the formation of sinkholes.
04/17/2019 08:52 PM
Giant Sinkholes Appear In Portugal and Russia
On April 11, 2013, a giant sinkhole appeared in Portugal measuring about 15 meters (49.2 feet) across. Geologist Vitor Lamberto told The Portugal News that this kind of phenomenon “is typical” in limestone areas and there have been “similar” situations in other places in Portugal, though not as big.
04/14/2019 08:48 PM
Sinkhole in Portugal Sinks Bus | The History of Sanitary ...
Sinkhole in Portugal Sinks Bus. The bus was pulling into the central terminal in Lisbon when it happened. The 30-foot deep hole is believed to have been caused by torrential rain. Fortunately, the driver was alone in the bus and escaped with only minor injuries. A crane was later brought in to lift the bus free. Source: Sky News.
02/15/2016 02:03 AM
WATCH: Drone captures AMAZING 'inner-Earth' footage ...
WATCH: Drone captures AMAZING 'inner-Earth' footage Incredible drone footage has captured this amazing lake in Portugal - with a surprise secret
04/01/2019 04:17 PM
The village Monsanto village, voted in 1938 the “most Portuguese village in Portugal” nestles on a steep hill slope – Monsanto hillock (Mons Sanctus), which abruptly rises out of the prairie and reaches 758 meters on its highest point. Typical […]
04/22/2019 11:35 AM
9 World Famous Pits and Sinkholes - Chill Out Point
Lisbon, Portugal, Sinkhole. In many cities, utility infrastructure such as sewer lines and fiber optic cables are buried in troughs filled with loose material, which can wash away over time. In some cases, a stretch of road can essentially become a concrete bridge over mostly empty space.
04/20/2019 07:44 PM
Serra da Estrela - Wikipedia
Serra da Estrela. Together with the Serra da Lousã it is the westernmost constituent range of the Sistema Central and also one of the highest in the system. It includes mainland Portugal 's highest point at 1,993 metres (6,539 feet) above mean sea level (although the summit of Mount Pico in the Portuguese Azores islands is higher).
04/11/2019 06:22 PM
A Lake with a Hole, the Lagoa Comprida – Serra da Estrela
A Lake with a Hole, the Lagoa Comprida – Serra da Estrela Not many people know about the lake with a hole in it up in the Serra da Estrela, in Portugal. Just to give you a bit of background, the Serra da Estrela is the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal with its so called 2000 m.

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