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Swallowed by a Sinkhole

Episode 6 of 12

Science documentary series. Professor Iain Stewart travels to Florida to investigate sinkholes, and why the geology of this state makes it the sinkhole capital of the world.

In February 2013, a hole opened up beneath a home in Florida and swallowed a man.

Jeff Bush was asleep when a sinkhole opened up beneath his bedroom. Despite the efforts of his brother to rescue him, Jeff was never seen again and his body was never recovered.

Professor Iain Stewart travels to Florida to try and understand what killed Jeff, and why the geology of this state makes it the sinkhole capital of the world.

59 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Iain Stewart
Director Ed Booth
Producer Ed Booth
Series Editor Aidan Laverty

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