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Buildings at the Summer Bay Resort lean into a sinkhole 40 to 50 feet in diameter in Clermont, Fla., on Aug. 12, 2013.
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A broken water line caused a sinkhole in Toledo, Ohio, on July 3, 2013.
Lt. Matthew Hertzfeld/Toledo Fire and Rescue Department/AP
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An aerial photo shows the sinkhole that swallowed a man in his bedroom in Seffner, Fla., on March 1, 2013.
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Workers use machinery to fill in a sinkhole near a subway construction site in Guangzhou, China, on Feb. 28, 2013.
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A Cadillac Escalade sits at the bottom of a sinkhole in Milwaukee, Wis., on July 23, 2010.
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Rescuers work at the scene of a landslide in Saint-Jude, Quebec, on May 11, 2010.
Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press/AP
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A Los Angeles fire truck is pulled from a sinkhole in the Valley Village neighborhood of Los Angeles on Sept. 8, 2009.
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A sinkhole is shown after it appeared in Picher, Okla., on April 6, 2008.
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A massive sinkhole near Daisetta, Texas, is seen on May 7, 2008.
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Denver Water employees work to remove a section of a cement water main pipe that broke and caused a major sinkhole next to the highway on Feb. 8, 2008, in Denver, Colo.
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A view of a sinkhole in a neighborhood in Guatemala City on April 10, 2007.
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Houses are seen at the bottom of a huge sinkhole in Monte Alto, Texas, on March 6, 2007.
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Workers prepare to lift a sports utility vehicle stuck in a sinkhole in the Brooklyn area of New York after a water main break caused the street to give way on March 27, 2006.
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Engineers and workers discuss the situation at Owings Mills Town Center when a car carrying two passengers fell into a sinkhole on April 28, 2004 in Owings Mills, Md.
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People look at a sinkhole that opened up inside the Woodhill apartment complex in Orlando, Fla., on June 11, 2002.
Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP
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A car sits in a sinkhole in San Francisco on Jan. 18, 1998.
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City officials survey a 60-foot-deep sinkhole that swallowed two homes in San Francisco's exclusive Sea Cliff district and forced the evacuation of nine other homes on Dec. 11, 1995.
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A cavernous hole opened in the center of a waste stack near Mulberry, Fla., on July 13, 1994, releasing 20.8 million pounds of liquid phosphoric acid into the ground below.
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A huge sinkhole is shown on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles on June 22, 1995.
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A large sinkhole is shown as workers try to retrieve sunken sports cars from the area in Winter Park, Fla., on May 11, 1981.
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