Guatemala's Sinkhole Not Actually a Sinkhole


It’s not even one of the top three ongoing natural disasters, right, but this photo tour of Guatemala after dual assault by volcano and tropical storm is pretty astonishing. Though, by the way: that famous sinkhole? Not actually a sinkhole. Technically. And: “Mislabeling the problem as a ‘sinkhole’ could distract from discussion of a solution, which [Geologist Sam Bonis] said would involve finding new ways to deal with runoff and waste water in the city.”