Chile warns area around sinkhole at high risk of further collapse

Chilean authorities warned that the area around a copper mine where a sinkhole suddenly appeared is at high risk of further collapse and has set up a security perimeter. Government agencies and the mine’s owners are studying what caused the appearance in late July of the mysterious hole that spans 36.5 meters (120 feet) in diameter. The area is at high risk of further cracks … Continue reading Chile warns area around sinkhole at high risk of further collapse