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More mysterious holes appear in Siberia


Posted on Tuesday, 29 July, 2014 | Comment icon 33 comments

The original hole (pictured) has been accompanied by two more. Image Credit: YouTube / Bulka
Two new unexplained craters have now been discovered in the permafrost of Russia's far north.
The mystery surrounding Siberia's anomalous craters seems no closer to being solved this week following the revelation that two more have turned up in different regions of the country.

The second hole, like the first, was discovered in the Yamal Peninsula but was situated several hundred kilometers away. With a diameter of 15 meters, the hole is located in the Taz district near the village of Antipayuta and possesses many of the same geological features as its predecessor.

"Undoubtedly, we need to study all such formations," said Earth Cryosphere Institute chief scientist Marina Leibman. "It is necessary to be able to predict their occurrence. Each new funnel provides additional information for scientists."

The third and most recently discovered crater is located in the Taymyr Peninsula where it was found by local herders who almost fell in to it by accident. While not as large as the other two, its diameter is still 4m and its depth is estimated to be up to 100m.

Source: Siberian Times | Comments (33)

Tags: Siberia, Crater, Hole


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #24 Posted by CuriousRey on 31 July, 2014, 18:05
Whew, that was a doosey to read through, sounds like a new CT to me haven't seen it in the CT section yet... Though as aquatus has already stated, the formations are most likely pingos which is a perfectly logical scientific explanation. If you wanna stick to your laser beam theory though, by all means.
Comment icon #25 Posted by 95-Nasty on 31 July, 2014, 18:12
Im very curious to find out what is going on, i like i ideal of USA lasers, but think something more! How about Alien Crop Circles in the earth.... But yet to join up!!!!
Comment icon #26 Posted by Arkitecht on 31 July, 2014, 18:43
Giant mutant Gophers...possibly Chernobyl gophers...
Comment icon #27 Posted by mysticwerewolf on 1 August, 2014, 4:57
giant geodes,
Comment icon #28 Posted by jesspy on 1 August, 2014, 12:13
Is the beetle juice worm related to the alien off "aliens" at all? Also could they be old lava tubes? Is the part of Siberia where there are ancient volcanoes? Otherwise I am saying that "Dune" worm.
Comment icon #29 Posted by Imaginarynumber1 on 1 August, 2014, 19:30
Comment icon #30 Posted by RaymondEternal on 4 August, 2014, 12:49
One thing is for sure "Anguirus!"
Comment icon #31 Posted by Realm on 4 August, 2014, 14:56
Maybe the Mongolian death worms traveled to Siberia for vacation.
Comment icon #32 Posted by Jack_of_Blades on 5 August, 2014, 19:37
Might want to start stocking up on chainsaws and lightmass technology. E-Day's coming.
Comment icon #33 Posted by Conrad Clough on 12 August, 2014, 22:58
The Dero are opening new paths to the surface, Shaver was right all along.


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