Sinkhole at a campsite – level 2

01-10-2015 07:00

A sinkhole opened up at a beach in Queensland, Australia. It was as large as a football field and 2.7 metres deep.

The sinkhole swallowed tents and campers, but it injured nobody. Around 140 people had to evacuate from the popular campsite.

Difficult words: camper (a camper van; a caravan), swallow (to take in; to cause to disappear), campsite (a site = a place; campsite = place for camping).

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