Enormous Sinkhole, the ‘Fabian’ pit.
In the pictures you see a massive Sinkhole in Sweden, the new Fabian pit, which was expanded a short time ago.
The 200 foot wide open Sinkhole is called the “Fabiangropen” (Fabian pit) and is in the Malmberget area is located at Gällivare, 75km from Kiruna, Sweden.
New images show the enormous pit in Sweden is expanding.
Due to presence of many orebodies, mining at Malmberget is conducted at different levels at 600m, 815m and 1,000m. The Sinkhole is square and 150×150 meters high.
This is naturally very bad news for people who live close to this giant Sinkhole and many are afraid and also annoyed because of the loud noises.
According to the locals sometimes the tremor around here can last up to 45 minutes! ” I’m scared, I do not want to be alone in the house when it happens. It is so loud and it only gets louder and louder. It is like having an aIRplane flying low above the house. It is just like the beginning of a volcano eruption,” said Berit Hannu who lives very close to the pit.
The problem is by no means over. The giant Sinkhole keeps expanding and the future remains uncertain.
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