Russian hole in ground explanation: What caused this huge Siberian crater? (VIDEO).

The Mysterious Hole in Siberia That Has Conspiracy Junkies in Knots (Video) 

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July 18 2014 9:59 AM

The Hole

What could have caused the gaping crater spotted in Sibera’s Yamal peninsula?

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Helicopters flying in northern Russia recently spotted a giant hole in the Yamal peninsula—a part of Siberia—and speculation over what caused it has scientists and conspiracy theorists alike buzzing.

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