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Channel 5 – Sinkholes: Series 1 (2017) 2of3 Sucked Under

Sinkholes Series 1 2of3 Sucked Under
Sinkholes: Series 1
Documentary examining the underlying forces behind sinkholes, which can swallow up streets, rip up motorways, destroy forests and even drag unfortunate bystanders to their deaths

Ch5. - Sinkholes: Series 1 (2017) Part 1: Buried Underground
In Ripon, North Yorkshire UK, a woman recalls how a huge hole opened up next to her house more than 60 feet wide and 30 feet deep. In Florida, a sink hole appeared directly below a property, sucking a resident deep underground in the process.


Ch5. - Sinkholes: Series 1 (2017) Part 2: Sucked under
Geologist Tom Backhouse investigates sinkholes caused by collapsed mine shafts, including one in Gosforth that opened up in front of a flat and led down to an abandoned coal mine. In Bury St Edmunds, a homeowner reveals how he is stuck in an unsellable house that is surrounded by sinkholes.


Ch5. - Sinkholes: Series 1 (2017) Part 3: Sucked to Death
The documentary series examining the underlying forces behind sinkholes concludes with a look at an incident in which 53 houses in St Albans were effectively cut off from the rest of the city. Plus, the case of how a developing sinkhole in Somerset opened under a horse.

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