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Hundreds of Sinkholes Under Nova Scotia Town

There are hundreds of sinkholes near Oxford, Nova Scotia.

The Department of Energy and Mines says that imaging near the town shows a line of sinkholes that extends for about five kilometres and is about 500 meters wide in some areas.

The finding stems from when a sinkhole swallowed part of a park last year.

Oxford Lions Club that has been declared permanently off-limits since then.

Oxford is a town in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. It has a population of about 1,200.

A sinkhole is a depression or hole in the ground caused by some form of collapse of the surface layer.

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