Drying Mud, Sidoarjo, East Java, Indonesia

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Mud baking in the hot Indonesian sun nearly reached the rooflines in a village in Sidoarjo, East Java. In 2006, a fracture deep within the Earth, likely caused by local natural-gas drilling, triggered a massive release of hot mud that lasted for months and buried the region.
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    dieAntagonista

    Elephant-skin floor. This is so crazy. And this might be a stupid question, but I wonder if there are still people in there.

    The-Penetrator

    HOLY SH*** !!

    It’s motherf****g dry mud !!!1

    Moe

    I remember that! The whole county was in a state of emergency- And guess who they came to for MONEY? YA FUCK-OFF! YOUR MISTAKE- Your clean-up!

    natedog

    i see fractals