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Friday, June 11, 2004

In And Around The Lake...

Had to pass this one on.

Apparently, a man-made 23-acre lake in the St. Louis area disappeared virtually overnight, likely caused by a sinkhole that resulted from a crack in some surrounding limestone.

I've heard of eutrophication causing many a small pond in New England to become a swamp or even a meadow. (One main culprit is nutrients flowing into the ponds from fertilizers or phosphate-contatining detergents feeding aquatic plant life that clutters up the water.) But I can't recall hearing about something like this...


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