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

The Mysterious Hole in Siberia That Has Conspiracy Junkies in Knots (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.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.