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Photos show the mysteriously large sinkhole that was discovered in Chile.
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Photos show the mysteriously large sinkhole that was discovered in Chile.

What would you do if you discovered an enormous, mysterious hole on the ground? Would you be taken aback? Officials and researchers from Chile are. According to npr.com, a sinkhole measuring 656 feet (199 m) from top to bottom was discovered close to the mining community of Tierra Amarilla in Chile. Even the Washington Monument can fit inside if there are roughly 100 feet (30 m) of extra space. Authorities and investigators in Chile are still attempting to determine what led to it. The National and Mining Service, commonly known as Sernagomin, estimated that the diameter could be roughly 82 feet (24 m) broad after it was discovered on Saturday. However, the organization announced on Tuesday that the sinkhole's diameter is almost 105 feet (32 m). According to agency director David Monte...