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.