In Photos: Astonishing Photos of Sinkholes in the United States
A sinkhole is a depression in the ground created by erosion or water drainage. Extremely dangerous, they vary in size from a few feet across to gaping holes large enough to swallow entire buildings.
Check out some astonishing photos of sinkholes in the United States!
St. Louis, Missouri, US
A police officer looks at a large sinkhole on June 29, 2017.
La Habra, California, US
A crew works on cutting down pine trees inside a large sinkhole on Jan. 24, 2019.
Studio City, California, US
Emergency personnel stand near a sinkhole that opened up on Laurel Canyon Boulevard on Feb. 17, 2017.
Apopka, Florida, US
A home is being swallowed by a sinkhole on Sept. 19, 2017, caused by Hurricane Irma.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Workers inspect a sinkhole caused by a water main break on Jan. 9, 2017.
Harbor, Oregon, US
A massive sinkhole seen on Jan. 28, 2016.
Gresham, Oregon, US
Fire and maintenance personnel look at a large sinkhole on Dec. 9, 2015.
Meridian, Mississippi, US
A huge sinkhole opens on Nov. 9, 2015.
New York City, New York, US
Workers tend to a sinkhole that emerged on Aug. 4, 2015.
Corpus Christi, Texas, US
A sinkhole is seen on April 21, 2015.