A new massive sinkhole opened up last week in the Russian Yamal Peninsula, with blocks of soil and ice thrown hundreds of meters from the hole.
This is the 17th — and considered the largest — such sinkhole to form in the Yamal Peninsula since the phenomenon was first observed in 2014.
A group of scientists examined the crater and determined it has a depth of up to 50 m (164 feet).
It was spotted by chance from the air by a Vesti Yamal TV.
Featured image credit: Vesti Yamal TV
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