Natural Resources


Date: December 26, 1985

Location: St. Davids

Easting: 361000

Northing: 5340850

Latitude: 48° 12' 00" N

Longitude: 58° 52' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Dept. of Mines and Energy, file # 720:02 by Ian Knight

The driveway of Mr. Charlie Snow collapsed into an underground cavern. A hole 6-8 feet in diameter and 20-22 feet deep was formed. Such collapse is not new in the area - approximately 20 years before a larger hole appeared in the middle of the road passing through St. Davids, only 20 feet from this recent collapse. In the woods in the immediate vicinity at least 10 sink holes are located, one about 70-100 feet in diameter.

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