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More Mystery Holes Appear in Siberia


More Mystery Holes Appear in Siberia

Two more mysterious craters have cropped up—or, perhaps more accurately, down—in an isolated region of Siberia north of the Arctic Circle. Earlier this month, the first such crater, nicknamed the “Yamal black hole” for its location on the Yamal peninsula, was discovered in the region. The area is rich in natural gas, leading to speculation that the holes are the result of underground gas explosions. However, this is not the only theory. Meteorites, stray missiles, and even aliens have all been cited as potential causes for the mysterious craters. More… Discuss

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Oil Well Leaking Methane Gas Causes “Ross Dress for Less” Explosion



March 24, 1985 Ross Dress for Less Explosion
Methane Gas Explosion from leaking abandoned oil well
Fairfax District Los Angeles, CA