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Wayne Johnson
Wayne Johnson

Because it is such a perfect cylinder I suspect this is an ancient meteorite strike. It punched through and left the hole, which got covered over in the billions (?) of years since. The tropical storm just happened to wash away the covering. I don't see how a crack or fissure would lead to a perfect cylinder as this appears to be.

Wayne Johnson
Wayne Johnson

Because it is such a perfect cylinder I suspect this is an ancient meteorite strike. It punched through and left the hole, which got covered over in the billions (?) of years since. The tropical storm just happened to wash away the covering. I don't see how a crack or fissure could lead to a perfect cylinder as this - and many other sinkholes - appear to be.

Wayne Johnson
Wayne Johnson

Because it is such a perfect cylinder I suspect this is an ancient meteorite strike. It punched through and left the hole, which got covered over in the billions (?) of years since. The tropical storm just happened to wash away the covering. I don't see how a crack or fissure would lead to a perfect cylinder as this - and many other sinkholes - appear to be.

Wayne Johnson
Wayne Johnson

Because it is such a perfect cylinder I suspect this is an ancient meteorite strike. It punched through and left the hole, which got covered over in the billions (?) of years since. The tropical storm just happened to wash away the covering. I don't see how a crack or fissure would lead to a perfect cylinder as this appears to be.

Pitila Waqainabete
Pitila Waqainabete

oh my goodness, scary images!!!!!!!!!! just gave me an idea of a bottomless pit!

Samuel Clark
Samuel Clark

Wow that is going to need a lot of material

Kathy Jennings
Kathy Jennings

@Wayne Johnson  And because you preclude the innevitable shockwave of displacement and fractures that such a strike would have most certainly produced, I suspect you have great vocabulary and imagination skills, but little practice in geology or conceptuality.  try thinking instead of HOW this perfect cylinder's walls appear...far more dense and have a smooth yet distinctive surface. and it ought to be safe to say that the soil composition of the fallen mass must have been much softer and far less dense in it's composition...now google fault lines and then volcanoes in the region...see something? give up? ANCIENT LAVA TUBE. and they are happening worldwide and yellowstone supervolcano is growing.  roll this info around your skull for a while- and stop watching for a space rock to hit you on the head


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