Bayou Corne Sinkhole Collapses into Aquifer

trailers_on_the_edge

image: http://lasinkhole.files.wordpress.com/2013/03/trailers_on_the_edge.jpg

I haven’t been following this story, but it may be that this collapse is the worst case scenario. On the other hand, it’s difficult to see or understand anything about the scale of the disaster. Here’s the dutchsinse video that went viral this morning:

Here’s the location of the sinkhole re: Highway 70.

sinkhole map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s a map showing it’s location in Louisiana.

Screenshot 2014-07-01 12.15.56

 

Here’s a map of the Louisiana aquifer system.

Image: lasinkhole.wordpress.com

Image: www.latech.edu/tech/liberal-arts/geography/courses/310/text/completed%20maps/not%20mine/aquifer2.jpg

YOU try putting all this together. I sure can’t. Another recognition that the map is never the territory.

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *