Giant sinkhole with a forest inside found in China

This giant karst sinkhole, also known as tiankeng, has bottom vegetation in Luoquanyan village in Xuan’en county, central China’s Hubei province. This is not a sinkhole discovered in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Image credit: Song Wen / Xinhua / Alamy Live News)

A team of Chinese scientists have discovered a huge new sinkhole with a forest at the bottom.

The sinkhole is 630 feet (192 meters) deep, according to Xinhua News Agency, deep enough to swallow only the Arch of St. Louis. A team of accelerators and explorers entered the sinkhole on Friday (May 6), discovering that there are three cave entrances in the abyss, as well as ancient trees 131 feet tall ( 40 m), stretch its branches towards sunlight shining through the entrance to the sinkhole.

https://www.livescience.com/new-sinkhole-discovered-china Giant sinkhole with a forest inside found in China

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