Notable sinkholes from around the globe

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A sinkhole collapsed part of the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky., swallowing 8 cars including a ’62 Black Corvette, a PPG Pace Car, a Ruby Red 40th anniversary Corvette and other anniversary vehicles. A building had partially collapsed over a sinkhole at Summer Bay Resort near Disney World in Clermont, Florida. A 40 to 60 foot sinkhole opened up under the resort building reportedly beginning late August 11 into early August 12.

To explore this geological phenomenon, we took a look at some of the more notable sinkholes to form worldwide, as well as a few that made headlines in Maryland in the last 10 years.