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Here Are 5 Sinkholes In Texas That Will Leave You Terrified Of Earth

Sinkholes can cause a lot of destruction, annoyance, and sheer terror for anyone who gets in their path, and if you’re not careful, they just might take you right down with them! Here are some of the more infamous sinkholes that have opened up in Texas over the years.

1) A 150 ft deep, 600 ft wide sinkhole opened up in Daisetta in 2008.

2) Recent rains in May of this year created this 45 ft wide sinkhole in Granbury.

3) One of the “Wink Sinks” in Winkler County, measuring 300 ft in diameter.

4) The 300 ft deep Devil’s Sinkhole in Rocksprings, Texas.

5) The huge sinkhole that opened up between Zinger and Gap in Austin in September 2013.

Do you remember all of these sinkholes appearing on the news over the years? If you have any photos or experiences, please share them with us in the comments!

Kristen Lawrence
Texas staff writer for Only in Your State, blogger for Power of Positivity, and freelance health, wellness, and travel writer. I spend any chance I get traveling, enjoying nature, trying out new recipes, and meditating. I love sharing smiles, good food, and great conversation :)