Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
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Scientists find ancient forest hidden in newly discovered 192-metre-deep sinkhole in southern China

  • The sinkhole contained trees that were 40 metres tall and thick “shoulder-height” vegetation
  • It was discovered using satellite imagery and explored in early May in an expedition

Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
Sinkholes are common phenomenons in China’s karst landscapes. Photo: CGTN
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