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Large sinkhole found in China

 2016-03-06 09:34:32.0

sinkhole-guatemalaBeijing:��Scientists from China and France have discovered a rare, huge sinkhole in Guangxi Zhuang region, officials said on Sunday. The 420-metres deep sinkhole was discovered by scientists during an eight-day expedition that began on February 26 in Donglan county. Sinkholes found in Guangxi are normally around 250-metres deep. Many species live in these sinkholes, including bats and snakes. Scientists also found some as-yet unidentified vertebrates and plants. sinkhole are special geological landscape formations found in Karst regions, formed by repeated cave-ins of underground caves. They are common in China, Mexico and Papua New Guinea. (IANS)

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